Together Let’s Build Punchbowl Mosque Dinner


Help build this unique centre which promotes a balanced middle path of faith, virtue and integration. A contemporary design by an award-winning architect for the future of Muslims in Punchbowl and Sydney. Includes a Mosque, primary school and two-level basement car park.

Sunday, 8th November 2015 @ 6:30pm

International Guests:

Dr Anas Altikriti (UK) and Sr Salma Yaqoob (UK)

Club Punchbowl Function Centre, 921 Punchbowl Road (cnr Canterbury Road)

Donation: $50 (segregated seating, no children)

Tickets available from:


IMG-20150922-WA0008Dr Anas Altikriti
CEO and Founder of The Cordoba Foundation, London; a British Think Tank specialising in West-Muslim World relations. Chairman of the Muslim Association of Britain (MAB). Vice-President & Patron of Stop the War Coalition and a leading figure in the global Anti-War Movement. Featured in the prize winning film “We Are Many” which documented the 2 Million March. PhD in Political Studies from Westminster University, London. Specialist in Muslims as minority communities, Middle Eastern and North African Geo-Politics, Political-Islamic Thought, Extremism, and Islamophobia. International speaker & Hostage negotiator Media Commentator, appearing on prominent debate programs including Hard Talk, Doha Debates & Head to Head and was the subject of an ABC Lateline coverage in 2005. Twitter: @anasaltikriti Facebook: Anas Altikriti

imageSalma Yaqoob
Salma is a Community Engagement Manager at the Birmingham and Solihill Mental Health Trust. She is a psychotherapist having a degree in Human and Applied Psychology Bsc (Hons) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling. She was awarded an Honorary Doctorate this year by Birmingham City University in recognition of her contribution to public life. Salma has been a community activist for several years and has been elected twice as a Birmingham city councillor with large majorities. She has campaigned on local issues, as well as national issues such as an alternative economic policy to austerity, and internationally has called consistently for peace, playing an active part in the anti-war movement. Salma has spoken at public events and rallies around the world and made a number of appearances on television programmes like BBC Question Time, Newsnight, and Channel 4′s 10 O’Clock Live. She is also a mum of three boys. Twitter: @SalmaYaqoob