Charity Trustee Meets His Lord

    Press Release
    02 July 2008

    Charity Trustee Meets His Lord

    The sudden death of the founding Trustee and Settler of Amanat Charity Trust (Ummah Welfare Trust) has shocked every member and well wisher of the charity. Mr. Mohamed Seedat was born in Sep 1929 and migrated to the UK in 1977 from South Africa. He was one of the Trustees of Balham Mosque, London and played a key role in establishing the Leicester Islamic Academy for girls school. In 1991, he established the Amanat Charity Trust and in 2001 this merged with Ummah Welfare Trust and Mr. Mohamed Seedat continued in his role as the principal trustee. Despite his elderly age, he also visited Pakistan in 2000 to oversee some projects.

    Director, Shaykh Muhammad Ahmad said in a statement, 'We are deeply saddened at the death of Mr. Mohamed Seedat who was a man of principle, courage and compassion. On behalf of UWT Trustees, Staff and Volunteers, I would like to pay special tributes to the family and associates of Mr. Mohamed Seedat for his outstanding achievement and contribution to different issues related to Muslims, nationally and internationally. May Almighty Allah elevate his status, and grant him the best reward in paradise.'

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    1) Ummah Welfare Trust is a UK Registered Charity operating in more than 20 countries across the world.
    2) For further details visit or contact UWT Head Office, 351 Derby St. Bolton, BL3 6LR. T: 01204 383 732.
    3) The Janazah Salaah will take place at 6 PM at the Leicester Muslim Cemetry.