Far East Events

“Paanji Ghaal” – A Memoni Speech Competition for Kids

by World Memon Organisationon 24 March 2021
In an effort to encourage the regular use of our mother tongue among the kids and the younger generations, Memon Association of Sri Lanka and WMO Global Youth Wing Far East Chapter organised a memoni language speech competition for kids aged 10 to 15. The finals of the “Paanji Ghaal” Memoni speech competition was held […]

Memon Champions League (MCL) – Season 2 Inaugural Ceremony

by World Memon Organisationon 8 March 2021
On the 7th of March, the Memon Champions League (MCL) – Season 2 inaugural ceremony took place in Colombo, Sri Lanka. MCL is organized by the WMO Global Youth Wing – Far East Chapter. Matches begin on 14th March.

Sir Iqbal Sacranie, the crusader who fought tirelessly against the forced cremation of Muslims that succumbed to the Corona outbreak in Sri Lanka is at the doorstep of a resolute victory

by World Memon Organisationon 11 February 2021
On the 10th of February, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa announced in parliament that permission will be granted for the burial of COVID-19 victims. Once it is gazetted it will officially reverse the unjust policy which has been implemented in Sri Lanka since March last year. After months of relentless pressure by human right organizations, United […]

WMO Far East Chapter initiates a Stationery Distribution Drive

by World Memon Organisationon 31 January 2021
The World Memon Organisation Far East Chapter initiated a Stationery Distribution Drive wherein 250 deserving children were provided a stationery pack worth 2750 Sri Lankan Rupees. The children were underprivileged students of Hameed Al Husseinie College, Colombo which was founded in 1884 as the first Muslim School of Sri Lanka. The distribution drive was conducted […]

WMO takes great pride

by World Memon Organisationon 20 January 2021
The World Memon Organisation takes great pride in these distinguished gentlemen of the Sri Lankan Memon Community who have featured in the prestigious LMD’s – “A List of 100 Business Captains of Sri Lanka” for the year 2020. We congratulate Mr. Osman Kassim, Mr. Ashroff Omar & Mr. Hanif Yusoof for receiving their rightful place […]

Dharussalaam Maha Vidyalaya

by World Memon Organisationon 31 December 2019
The World Memon Organisation firmly believes that your Alma Mater plays a vital role in shaping you into the Person you become in Life. Your teachers impart the important lessons for life, you are introduced to your life long friends, you get a taste of your favourite sporting activity, you realise if you are inclined […]

The Camps of Balukhali

by World Memon Organisationon 31 December 2019
A GROUND REPORT BY MR. SHAHID SANGANI (WMO COO) The smoke still billows above a burning village in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, across the border. I sit in the Refugee Camp of Balukhali, a small Bangladeshi town on the Myanmar border and witness hell on both sides. The fires of the netherworld and the shades of […]

A Dining Hall for Orphans in Colombo

by World Memon Organisationon 31 December 2019
The Global Youth Wing Far East Chapter under the able leadership of Saad, raised funds to provide furniture to an orphanage in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Several members of the Memon community and well wishers came forward to contribute towards the admirable cause. An iftar was organized wherein the youth wing spent time with the children […]

Sri Lanka a Paradise Lost

by World Memon Organisationon 31 December 2019
Saturday marked a decade of the end of the bloody civil war between the government and the LTTE. 18th of May 2019 witnessed the 10 year anniversary, the commemoration of a decade of peace since the eradication of terrorism that plagued Sri Lanka for three long decades. Ironically the country was still reeling under the […]

A Mela in Sri Lanka

by World Memon Organisationon 24 March 2019
“Life is like a carnival (Mela). The cotton candy are all the sweet things in your life”….goes the adage. The WMO Far East Chapter Ladies Wing certainly brought the carnival to the city and everyone was invited to join in on the festivities of the most fun-filled event on the Colombo Memon calendar. The Mela […]

Storm Catchers

by World Memon Organisationon 2 June 2018
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Project Aman

by World Memon Organisationon 6 November 2017
World Memon Organisation stands firm, shoulder to shoulder with the Rohingya community during these uncertain times. After assessing the grim situation at the Refugee camps along the Bangladesh – Myanmar border, WMO Far East Chapter team has collaborated with a couple of humanitarians from UK to make a tangible difference on the ground; to alleviate […]