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Umar Shariff
{President, DIET}
Mr. Muhammad Akbar Shariff, commonly known as Umar Shariff, is a Business Graduate from Bangalore, who is currently a Businessman, and the President of a dynamic organisation DIET, Discover Islam Education Trust.

He is also the CEO of AL-BASHEER International School, Bangalore.

He is currently the Program Manager for AIDCA, All India Da'wah Centres Association, and also the Director for MPJR, Mission Possible for Justice and Rights.

Umar Shariff is a social activist who engages in eradicating the evils of dowry, alcoholism, child abuse and other social evils.

Tamil being his mother Tongue, he speaks English, Urdu and Kannada languages also. Currently a student of Arabic language.

He has delivered various talks to the Management and Science Students in Saint Aloisius College, Mangalore, Brindavan College, Al-Ameen College, Presidency College and many other colleges and schools. He has given hundreds of Public talks in various languages.

He is an orator on various subjects. He has addressed thousands of people, including the talks in Peace Conference Chennai, Profcon in Kerala, and also has engaged in dialogues with political leaders and thinkers. He works to facilitate peace and harmony amongst people of various faiths and beliefs.

And now, he has started to write books for the school children of emerging Islamic Schools. The first of its kind published is the LITTLE STARS.

In short, he is a combination of a teacher and a student...........

Favourite quote:

Future belongs to those who prepare for it today - Malcolm X

Shaik Muhammad
{General Secretary, DIET}

Nadeem Ahmed M
{Coordinator, DIET}

Kazi Noor Muhammad
{Finance Manager, DIET}