Since migrating to Australia in 2006, Nasir has devoted himself to building bridges between Muslims and the wider Australian society.
Nasir holds a Master of Social Worker from Flinders University.
Nasir has the significant ability and passion to build and sustain connections among communities, demonstrating his core values of inclusion, respect, and professional integrity (be it in a paid or voluntary role).
In 2018, Nasir established the Muslim Australia Connections of SA (MACSA), a not-for-profit organization, to provide ongoing support in the settlement process to new Muslims arrivals and international students. Nasir believes in volunteering and empowering others, benefits all community members in SA.
Nasir is a board member with MCCSA and a founding member of MCCSA – Multicultural Men’s Group of SA.
Nasir actively supports fundraising for those in need, recently he raised $36,000 to purchase an access vehicle required for a disabled young man.
His ongoing extraordinary contribution to promote social inclusion, understanding of multiculturalism and interculturalism in SA to benefit all Australians has been acknowledged via his awards:
Citizen of the Year Award 2023 – City of Charles Sturt
Finalist AASW SA 2021 (Head, Heart & Hands Award)
Governor’s Multicultural Award – Volunteering 2018 Finalist