In recognition of the community support, global education, charitable acts, and Covid-19 relief efforts of M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi® School of Islamic Sufism®, the City of Burnaby proclaimed February 4th as M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi® Day in the City Council Meeting of January 25, 2021. To celebrate the inaugural Burnaby M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi® Day, Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley presented the proclamation to M.T.O. volunteers in a virtual meeting on February 4, 2021. The Burnaby Members of Legislature in attendance included Hon. Anne Kang, Hon. Katrina Chen, and Janet Routledge, all of whom expressed their support and appreciation for the collaborative relationships and community cooperation created through M.T.O.'s efforts and look forward to future events.
The British Columbia Ministry of Attorney General Parliamentary Secretary for Anti-Racism Initiatives, MLA Rachna Singh, issued a letter of thanks in recognition of the Covid-19 relief, community, and education initiatives of M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi® School of Islamic Sufism®. MLA Singh expressed great gratitude toward the generous acts of kindness carried out by M.T.O. and emphasized the importance of this work for the well-being of the Province. The letter also acknowledges M.T.O.’s initiative and response with the number of PPE’s and other essentials donated to those most vulnerable in our communities.
In honour of M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi® Day and in recognition of M.T.O.'s efforts in the community, Honourable Anne Kang, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Training, addressed a letter to M.T.O. and thanked the organization for the rich and meaningful difference they’ve made in Burnaby. Minister Kang also expressed her appreciation for the inspirational and informative round table discussion that M.T.O. hosted in celebration of the International Day of Education.