Salaamun Alaikum Dearest Momineen,
Mahe Ramadhan Mubarak to all, may your ibadat, supplications and duas be duly granted in this sacred month.
Following the announcement from the Executive Committee calling for an Election to be held on Sunday 22nd May 2022 the Electoral Commission has convened and wishes to advise members and prospective candidates of the following pertinent dates:
Sunday 22nd May 2022 – Election Day (10:30am – 7:30pm)
Friday 20th May 2022 – Hustings (in the event that there are two or more candidates)
Monday 9th May 2022 – Final list of candidates will be shared with Members
Saturday 7th May 2022 – Final date for nominations to be received – (no later than 11:59pm)
Prospective candidates must adhere to the below constitutional requirements when submitting their nomination papers:
Clause 7.3 – A completed nomination paper (inc. in this communique) – We advise that candidates are aware of the eligibility criteria and procedural constitutional requirements before submitting.
Clause 7.3.6 – A statement of no more than 250 words by the candidate, setting out his or her skills and qualifications and what contribution he or she can make to the Jamaat (the “CV”)” and
Clause 7.3.7 – Mandatory for candidates for President and optional for other candidates, a manifesto for circulation to the members.” For candidates wishing to stand for the post kindly ensure all required documents are received no later than Saturday 7th May.
Further details of the upcoming Election will be made available in due course.
May Allah (swt) guide us towards his righteous path through the divine status that vests only with our Ahlul bayt (as).
With Duas, The Electoral Commission – KSIMC of London