On the 19th and 20th September, the Office of Mufti in Zanzibar in collaboration with the GNRC through the Friends of Zanzibar initiative held a National Conference with theme “Elections will pass, Zanzibar will remain: Vote Peacefully for Development.” The Conference which brought over 100 participants together from six neighboring countries, mainland Tanzania and the Isles of Unguja and Pemba was preceded by an introductory Friday prayers for peace on 17th September at the Masjid Mushawara where the GNRC member from Zanzibar, Sheikh Soraga, Secretary of the Office of Mufti acknowledged the contributions of the GNRC in mobilizing religious leaders and young people in Zanzibar. Over 1,000 persons attended the prayers.

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