Council handed ownership of PMC to the directors

SHEFFIELD: The Local Council has handed over Muslim Community Center in Sheffield to community on the basis of performance it has shown.
At a time when community centers are being snatched from communities as they were being made family centers, the handing over of Sheffield Muslim Community Center to community is a big news for Pakistanis, said Chairman Muslim Center Chaudhry Muhammad Ali.
In a function arranged here to celebrate the success of community, Chaudhry Muhammad Ali praised the efforts of Board of Directors saying that it was due to good governance of directors the building was handed over to community center. The function was attended by Chief Executive of the Center Dr Abdul Rab, besides directors.
The Pakistani community compare the successes in year 2013 it will be noticed that as compare to hardships it has faced a little successes during the year and all these successes can be attributed to spirit, hardwork and combined interest behind them. six decades ago community elders chose Sheffield as their place to live, because this areas was providing huge sources to live.
Chaudhry Muhammad Ali after signatures of Council and senior representatives on legal papers, now the center is now property of Pakistani community. “After this decision Pakistan Muslim Center Sheffield is only biggest community center being run by community itself, and whole community derserve applauds for this achievement”, he added.
He said the community was paying 42500 pounds per annum as fare of the center, while after becoming owner of the center the community has to pay half the amount as mortigage and after a short time it wilol also end and ceter will be free of cost for community. “The first generation of Pakistanis in Sheffield have bought this center and handed it over to community and we all jintly obtained the properietory rights of this center for our next generation and it is now responsibility of next generation to decorate this center according to their requirements”, he added.
The participants of the function including Councillor Mirza Muhammad Maroof, Mushtaq Tufail, Jawad Janjua,Shabir Mughal, Syed Fayyaz, Hussain Shah, Haji Muhamamd Zeshan, haider Naqvi, Shafqat Mirza, Raja rashid and Zahid Saleem addressing the gathering Chairman Chaudhry Muhammad Ali and other directors run the center in a tremendous way that every person from community is thankful to them.