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To become a leading institution built on Islamic and universal values and working to foster these values among the individuals and society and supply correct and reliable information about Islam based on authentic resources.


As An Islamic Institution, Nizamiye Complex operates in South Africa and serves its people and neighboring countries. It conducts quality education in Islamic and Modern sciences, offer affordable health services, and social and cultural activities.


The building of an Ottoman style Mosque, School, Bazaar, Madrasah and Hifz school was planned around the middle of 2006 by the Turkish philanthropist, Ali Katircioglu. He travelled to South Africa in that year and bought the land where is the complex is situated today.

Uncle Ali met with Madiba, whom Uncle Ali admired deeply. Upon Nelson Mandela’s request Uncle Ali decided to include a clinic in the complex to serve the needy. After completing the official procedures, the construction began on 01.10.2009.
The construction of the mosque was completed and opened for prayer services in April 2012. The school and the boarding facilities were opened in January 2012. The Picture gallery was opened in August 2012. The bazaar section was also completed and opened in September 2012.

The complex was completed in September 2012 and officially opened on 4th October by His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma. The opening ceremony was attended by Gauteng Premier, Her Excellency, Honorable Nomvula Mokonyane Economic Development Minister of South Africa, Honorable Ebrahim Patel, Economy Minister of Turkey, Honorable Zafer Caglayan, many local and international guests.

The Clinic’s construction was completed in January 2013, and it will serve the underprivileged people and reach out to the communities in need. Nizamiye complex also has a dining hall, conference facilities and sports fields to host various programs and activities.
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