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The Islamic Egyptian Society of NSW is the main organization that represented the Muslim Egyptian community since the early 1970s in Sydney, NSW, Australia

Presidents of the society since establishment are: Ibrahim Elsayed, Samir Hamed, Faisal Ramadan., Elsadawy Elbatoory, Safwat Elkateb, Ali Elgohary, Mohammed Helal, Ossama AbdelMeguid,  Nayer Abdelfattah, Essam Khalil, Aladdin Matter, Essam Mohamed, Mohamed Helmy Abdelwahab, Hany Mohamed Amer, and Hossam Eldin Ibrahim

Current executive committee can be found in this link www.islamicegyptians.com.au/node/25

The society represented the Egyptian Muslims in many issues related to their welfare in Australia and made representation on behalf of members whenever required to relevant government departments..

The society's activity included Religion, Educational, charitable, Welfare, Social, and Sports activities

The Egyptian Muslim community members were and are still instrumental in many successful Muslims projects in Australia from early 70s including the first Masjid (Mosque) in Sydney, the Surrey Hills Malek Faisal Mosque.

The Egyptain Muslim Community has established ARKAN-UL-ISLAM (Arkana College) primary school which is running since 1986 in the suburb of Kingsgrove, NSW.  Arkana College History
The society has established good relations with many international organization especially Alazhar in Egypt which facilitated the arrival  of  many scholars from Alzhar during the Holy Month of Ramadan which has increased all over years to benefit all Muslims in Australia.

The Society published a newsletter to the community which was developed to a monthly magazine called "Alhoda".  This magazine presented a balanced view of religion, politics, and social issues related to the Muslim community.  It was read by a larger number of people and was kept as a reference by the NSW public library. (The magazine publishing is currently on hold due to lack of resources).

 

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