Bridging Generations

THE ENDURING LEGACY OF THE BAKEER MARKAR FAMILY

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Roots in Rich Soil

THE ORIGIN OF THE BAKEERMARKAR LEGACY

Nestled in the historic town of Beruwala, the Bakeer Markar family traces its origins back to the pioneering Arab settlers of Sri Lanka. Renowned for their deep-rooted contributions to community, culture, and national unity, the Bakeer Markars have played a pivotal role in shaping the vibrant tapestry of Sri Lankan society. From the ancient corridors of Masjidul Abrar, Sri Lanka's oldest mosque, to the healing legacy of Unani medicine introduced by their ancestors, the Bakeer Markar lineage is a testament to a rich heritage of peace, harmony, and benevolence.

As guardians of a tradition that champions fairness, empathy, and brotherhood, the Bakeer Markar family embodies the spirit of a progressive nation. Their story is not just a chronicle of historical significance but a beacon of inspiration for generations to come, advocating for a unified and inclusive Sri Lanka.

Latest Initiatives

From promoting national unity to fostering cultural dialogue, the latest endeavors of the Bakeer Markar Centre for National Unity are a testament to ongoing commitment and passion. See how tradition fuels progress.

A Visionary's Voyage

Imthiaz Bakeer Markar - a leader, a visionary, and a bridge between eras. Explore the story of a man whose life and work continue to echo the family's mission of unity and understanding.