Founding Member of MCC-NCR

Mohammed Azhar Ali Khan

Mohammed Azhar Ali Khan is a retired journalist, civil servant and refugee judge. He has received the Order of Canada, the Order of Ontario and the Queen's Golden and Diamond Jubilee medals for his work as a journalist, leadership of Muslims and efforts to promote understanding between Canadians of diverse backgrounds. He founded the Muslim Coordinating Council of the National Capital Region which seeks to uplift the vulnerable in the community and also work with other Canadians to promote human rights, dignity, justice and equality for all Canadians


Tahawar Mahmood Rana
Islamic Society of Cumberland (Masjid Bilal)

Vice President

Jaffar Hashmi
Islamic Shia Ithna Asheri Association (ISIA)

Vice President

Ida Rafiqah
Human Concern International (HCI)


Sahada Alolo
Ottawa Muslim Women's Organization (OMWO)

Joint Secretary

Saad Rashid
Muslim Coordinating Council National Capital Region (MCC-NCR)


Dania Balaa
Muslim Coordinating Council National Capital Region (MCC-NCR)

Joint treasurer

Samia Bourak
Outaouais Islamic Centre Masjid Gatineau (OIC)

Past President

Gulam Madari
Ottawa Muslim Association (OMA)


Hayet Laggoune
Outaouais Islamic Centre Masjid Gatineau (OIC)

Anwar ul Haq
Jamiatul Muslemeen of Ottawa-Carleton (Jami Omar)

Latif Ahmed
Kanata Muslim Association (KMA)

Biftu Omar
Carleton University Muslim Students Association (CUMSA)

Noah Taj
University of Ottawa Muslim Students Association (UOMSA)

Jalil Malakzada
Afghan Jaffari Cultural Centre (AJCC)