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Abbas Akbarally

 

The Founder Chairman of Akbar Brothers (Pvt) Ltd., Deshamanya Shk. Abbas Akbarally passed away yesterday (25th).  He was born on 31st January, 1933.  


His Janaza took place yesterday at 6.45 p.m.at Hussaini Masjid, Glenaber Place, Bambalapitiya and burial thereafter at Bohra burial grounds, Kuppiyawatta.


Akbar Brothers is Sri Lanka’s number one tea exporter for over twenty-five years.  


Akbarally was holding office as Chairman of Akbar Brothers from September 1, 1969 to-date.  He was the past president and an active member of the Colombo Tea Traders’ Association from 1951 to 2019.


He was also the Honorary Consul for The Heshemite of Jordan from July 2004 to 2015.  


He served the Bohra community as Mulla for several years and thereafter promoted as Sheikh.

In appreciation of his service to the people of Sri Lanka, former President Maithripala Sirisena honoured him with the title Deshamanya on March 20, 2017. 


Akbarally with his two brothers Abid and Inayet established Akbar Brothers and currently Inayet Akbarally serves as the Managing Director of Akbar Brothers.  


He leaves his four children Tyeab, Asgi, Hatim and Mansoor and fourteen grandchildren. 

  Comments - 5

  • Shk Abbas Hussein wali Mulla Sydney Jamaat Wednesday, 26 February 2020 12:05 PM

    Sad to hear the passing away of Shk Abbas Akbarallly

    Arul Wednesday, 26 February 2020 09:14 PM

    Deep condolences

    Sanjeev Pathmarajan Tuesday, 10 March 2020 07:36 PM

    My deepest sympathies may your soul rest in peace Sir

    Ibransa Fourudeen ( Fowmy ) Tuesday, 05 May 2020 11:03 AM

    Abbas Akbarally 05 th ,may 2020 The Founder Chairman Akbar Brothers ( Pvt ) Ltd - Sri lanka Dear Brother in Islam, Helping the poor and needy people at a critical time May you receive this in good health and high Islamic spirit First of all I congratulate you and your team and your donors for doing a great service to the entire humanity at this critical juncture, and pray Almighty Allah accept your organization’s good deeds and reward all of you involved in this noble task in this world and here after . As I discuss with you over the phone there are so many families in and around Colombo which deserves for help but unfortunately not yet got anything. You are aware that even though the government has announced of distributing dry rations among the poor and needy people the things are moving in a very lethargic way. Further we have received some complains from the public that there are some short cominings s

    Ibransha Fourudeen Tuesday, 05 May 2020 11:15 AM

    05 th ,may 2020 The Chairman / , Director Akbar Brothers ( Pvt ) Ltd - Sri lanka Dear Brother in Islam, Helping the poor and needy people at a critical time May you receive this in good health and high Islamic spirit First of all I congratulate you and your team and your donors for doing a great service to the entire humanity at this critical juncture, and pray Almighty Allah accept your organization’s good deeds and reward all of you involved in this noble task in this world and here after . As I discuss with you over the phone there are so many families in and around Colombo which deserves for help but unfortunately not yet got anything. You are aware that even though the government has announced of distributing dry rations among the poor and needy people the things are moving in a very lethargic way. Further we have received some complains from the public that there are so


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