Thoughts and Prayers During Eid Celebrations

On July 7, 2016, in Uncategorized, by senjaffer

Eid ul-Fitr is one of my favorite celebrations in the Muslim calendar. After a month of fasting and spiritual rejuvenation, it gives us the chance to celebrate our growth with our loved ones and friends. However, this year’s celebrations are mixed with a sense of sorrow from the terrorist attacks that took place across the […]

Speech on Women’s Economic Empowerment – 24th Annual Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum

On January 21, 2016, in Uncategorized, by senjaffer

Speech delivered by Senator Mobina Jaffer at the 24th Annual Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum in Vancouver, B.C. on February 17, 2016. Senator Jaffer was the co-chair of the first Meeting of Women Parliamentarians at this year’s APPF conference. Chair, honourable colleagues, Last September, world leaders adopted the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This […]

Eid Mubarak

On July 17, 2015, in Uncategorized, by senjaffer

Eid Mubarak to you and your family! Eid-ul-fitr is one of my favourite celebrations in the Muslim calendar. After a month of fasting and spiritual rejuvenation during the holy month of Ramadan, Eid is an opportunity to celebrate the personal growth of the previous month with family and friends. It is a day to exchange […]

Happy Easter!

On April 18, 2014, in Uncategorized, by senjaffer

Happy Easter! I would like to wish you a blessed and meaningful weekend surrounded by those you love. Easter symbolizes the renewal of life. It is an opportunity for us to all to reflect on the past, appreciate the present, and ponder the future. I hope you and your family engage in the renewal of […]