Non Academic Activities

  • Setup Islamic Education in Godapitiya

    Setup Islamic Education in Godapitiya

    Chairman of the Godapitiya Muslim DahamPasalSangamaya

    He is the Chairman of the Godapitiya Muslim DahamPasalSangamaya in the deep south of the country is famous for its 100 year old “PoruwaDharga” Mosque and its annual festival which is celebrated by both Muslim and non – Muslim alike.  This is really an organization set up in his father’s village of Godapitiya, Akuressa with Mr. Sameen as the Director in charge.  The village is well known in the south but had always felt the need for an Islamic Educational Institution to produce its own Hafeez, Hafeezas&Ulema.  Therefore they had asked for a Madrasa which Prof. Sheriff and his family, his children Dr. Rikaz Sheriff, Dr. Habeeba Sheriff, Mr. Omar Sheriff & his wife Mrs. Ameena Sheriff, They were all get-together and decide to have a Madrasa in memory of his father and mother Al Haj M I M Sheriff &NoorulHamziya Sheriff so, they late the foundation stone in a newly purchased private land about 20 perches.  This is going to be a big boost to the “DhahamPasal” society if the organization runs well. Quran Madrasa started after about 03 years to complete the building Quran Madrasa has actually produced three Hafeezas every year they produce about two Hafeez a year and after the first two group of Hafeez they have decide to get on to even Moulavi training program A Library and additional  Moulavi teachers have been taken in now there about 06 teachers, 40 children in the MAKHTHAB which has also introduced by JamathUlama.

  • TablighiJamaath Activities

    TablighiJamaath Activities

    ``He is actually great support of the ThabliqJammath of Sri Lanka``

    He is actually great support of the ThabliqJammath of Sri Lanka.  He has done 40 days even four months during the course of his lifetime but he hopes to get strongly involve once he finishers this state sector work(he is a Professor of medicine in KotelawalaDefence University. He is doing some additional work in the National Science Foundation as a Research Fellow and also he is involve with many activities with Sri Lankan Medical Council). Once these activities reduce he will be devoting more time to religious activities it seems in time to come.

  • Land Ownership: A Passionate Hobby

    Land Ownership: A Passionate Hobby

    Investment in coconut land

    At the same time he hasinvestment in coconut land and there is 02 plots one in Horomabawa situated in a Muslim village about ½ acre with a living quarters called ‘Ayaan Forest Lodge’ and more recently he purchased about 03 acres land in Maho and there is a nice old house HungalipolaWalawwa.  Plans are underway for achicken farm there along with other type of animals as a“farm concept”witha swimming pool and so on.  He also has another land in NuwaraEliya there is a house there which he has built and had been given to a group of who are doing hotel, foreign people come to stay there for short period and he has additional 45 perches.

  • Involvement with Inter Cultural Dialogue Foundation

    Involvement with Inter Cultural Dialogue Foundation

    International networking connection with Turkish group

    He also have some international networking connection with Turkish group who are doing Intercultural Dialogue Foundation group who are running International school Learnium and from time to time they have activities and Prof. Sheriff has get involved in those. He has a lot of respect for those people who are doing this organization in Sri Lanka. The socio cultural bodies, they really want to set up educational institution in Sri Lanka.

  • Brief Jaunt in Politics

    Brief Jaunt in Politics

    Appointed in to the National list at the last general election

    He was also appointed in to the National list at the last general election alliance with the President MaithripalaSirisena but unfortunately although he was listed no. 06 in the list of national list he didn’t get the chance to enter the parliament but still he is in a national list in the present government.

  • Western Institute of Professional Development (WIPD): Setup & International Collaboration

    Western Institute of Professional Development (WIPD): Setup & International Collaboration

    Program to improve the professional development in the private sector

    WIPD is a kind of program to improve the professional development in the private sector. They also had the international meeting recently on tribal heath and this was commissioned activity by the Bangladesh Government. They wanted Prof. Sheriff’s helpto set up a workshop to educate Bangladesh doctor on tribal medicine. About twenty Bangladesh doctors came to Sri Lanka mainly to receive this particular study course.  We set up a four days’ study program short course on a tribal health involving the department of Ayurveda, Faculty of Ayurveda, the Unani Medicine, Homeopathy as well as Western Medicine.

     

    WIPD intends to set up teaching rooms they already have 50 chaired auditorium.  WIPD will setup various types of certificate course short courses.  State Nurses, Physiotherapist and other people with health interest will have a training opportunity in Sri Lanka.

  • Involvement in many National Bodies

    Involvement in many National Bodies

    Certain important position in Islamic bodies

    Professor Sheriff also hold certain important position in Islamic bodies, He is one of executive office in the National Shoora Council and in Halal Accreditation Council, Recently he was appointed as the member of the National Education Commission he is in the subcommittee for the university education, so that is the educational activities other than he normally used to in the medical seen.  He has been in the past also working for the National education commission, basically school education from primary to A- level which they need to plan national level. Prof. Sheriff has asked to been his expertise in used in this situation. He also Chairman of the Scientific Inventions Club INTEL organization organized to send people to international inventions young inventors and he goes time to time America get our students O level stage A level stage

Prof. Sheriff continues to support the medical and non-medical community and also other professional body by being a chief guest, guest of honor, panel speaker or participant when they have their annual meetings such as critical care association, geriatric association and so on