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Alijah Gulamhussein Remtulla


All Nicknames REMU
Place of birth Gwadar
Country of birth India
Address (Home or Hospital) Home
Date of Birth 1886
Date of Death 1965
Place of Death COLOMBO


Place of longest stay COLOMBO
Profession or occupation carried out for the longest period in life: Business-Tea
Where Sri Lanka
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Father
Full name Muhammad Remu
Child
Full name ABDUL AZIZ REMTULLA
Child
Full name Laila Hashwani
Child
Full name Anver Aziz
Child
Full name Zarin Bai Alibhai Patel

Gulamhussein Remtulla (Remu) was fish exporter from Gwadar, who first come to Colombo in the 1920's, whilst exporting dry fish.

Later in 1933, he came to settle and initially was an importer of dates but latter acquired a most lucrative agency for [ps://www.usha.com/fans Usha Fans], which his family went into manufacturing for the whole Si Lanka market.

He was also responsible for bringing a number of Kutchi Khojas families to Sri Lanka, including his relative, Hussein Jaffer Bhimji.

In all, Alijah Remu spent 79 years in Sri Lanka

His firm still exists in Colombo, exporting quality teas until 4 years ago and holding some prize real estate.