Tamilnadu Muslim Cultural Association (TMCA) hosted a large and traditional Grand Iftar Banquet (Ramadan 2017) which was held on Friday, the 16th June-2017 from 4:30 pm at our new location Qadsiya Indoor Stadium, Hawally, Kuwait.
Shri. Kishan Kumar Pahel, First Secretary & Head of Chancery and Shri. Anup Singh, Attache, represented on behalf of H.E Shri Sunil Jain, Ambassador of India to Kuwait with our Special Guest, Moulvi Sheikh Abdul Basith Buhari, young and energetic Indian Islamic scholar from Jeddah and many more personalities from different communities adorned this program.
This Event was sponsored by M/s. TVS Travel & Cargo Services, M/s. Eastern Solutions and Veldon Real Promoters. Around 1500 brothers attended the Iftar and graced the function.
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The program Hall was full well before time and event started at 4:45 p.m with recitation of holy verses from noble Quran by Master. Abdul Basil Hidayathullah, holder of first prize in recent Quran recitation competition. ‘Vittukatti’ Mastan, former Treasurer and well-known Tamil poet, initiated the program and staged Master of Ceremony who himself gave welcome address followed by briefing TMCA’s activities and achievements (in Tamil) with statistics up-to-date.
Our Special Guest, Moulvi Abdul Basith Bukhari delivered amazing address on topic ‘Petror-halin kadamaiym, Pillai-halin penudhalum’ (Responsibilities of parents towards their children and obedience of Children towards their parents) lasted for more than an hour concentrating on recent alarming situation highlighting the importance of preserving and maintaining social unity and solidarity among our Ummah citing historical events and true teachings of Islam and Sunnah.
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English part of this program has been well staged by ‘Peruvalanallur’ Br. Hidayathullah, former TMCA Vice-President and our Secretary-General of FIMA. Madurai Bro. S.M. Abdul Kadir, TMCA Executive Co-ordinator, with great pleasure welcomed all Invitees and Guests elaborating in detail, various activities of TMCA (in English) well relevant to TMCA aims and objectives, requesting whole-hearted support to TMCA’s Education programs towards Literacy advancement encouraging all attendees to enroll as members of TMCA and actively involve in social services.
Bro. Syed Ifthikar Ahamed, President, Federation of Indian Muslim Associations (FIMA), our strongest supporter since its inception enjoying strong social relationship since two decades with TMCA gladly felicitated our program as our special Guest.
Shri. Kishan Kumal Pahel, First Secretary & Head of Chancery, Embassy of India representing H.E Shri Sunil Jain, Ambassador of India, Kuwait, delivered his esteemed oratory felicitating this grand Iftar program appreciating TMCA’s activities to community welfare at large.
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Momento presentation ceremony was handled by Hidayathullah calling on Shri. Kishan Kumar Pahel to present Memento honouring:
OUR PLATINUM SPONSOR OF THIS EVENT:
- S.M. HYTHAR ALI, Chairman & Managing Director of M/s. TVS HYDER Group (Dr. Hythar is a well-known businessman not only in Kuwait but also whole of GCC and India, eminent personality, helping minded person who have shown path to many youth to come-up in their lives)
- Since he is out of Kuwait, on behalf of him, Bro. Rashid Khan, son-in-law of Dr. S.M. Hythar Ali received the Memonto.
OUR GOLDEN SPONSOR:
- BILL BAISEY, CEO, M/S. Najlaa International Trading & Contracting CO.,
- Shahul Hameed, Sr. Manager (Marketing & Sales), well-known Media personality, active social worker and former Executive Committee member of TMCA received on behalf of his CEO and Company.
OUR SILVER SPONSOR:
- M/S. VELDON REAL PROMOTERS, KUWAIT – Bro. Mohamed Ghouse, Current Executive Team member of TMCA, received memento on behalf of their elite team members.
HONOURING OUR CO-ORDINATION COUNCIL (CC) MEMBERS:
AS TMCA HIGHLY VALUES THE SINCERE SERVICES OF ITS MEMBERS, ESPECIALLY FROM ITS CO-ORDINATION COUNCIL, WE APPRECIATE BY PRESENTING MEMONTO TO THE FOLLOWING PERSONALITIES:
- BARAKATH ALI FROM KUMBAKONAM AND GENERAL MANAGER, M/S. MAJLAN GEN.TRD. & CONT.CO. – ACTIVE SUPPORTER AND FIELD WORKER AND WELL-WISHER OF TMCA
- A.R. IBRAHIM OF PONDICHERRY, ACTIVE SOCIAL WORKER AND SUPPORTER
- DESIGNER SUJI (ALIAS) BRO. SUJAVUDEEN OF KUDAVASAL, YOUND AND ENERGETIC FIELD WORKER AND SUPPORTER OF TMCA
- OMAR OF QADSIYA SPORTING CLUB HONOURING THEIR SUPPORT TO TMCA
Finally, ‘Pondicherry’ Bro. A.R. Ibrahim delivered Vote of thanks expressing his sincere gratitude to all guests, well-wishers and not but least, to all TMCA CC members who have contributed their might executing arrangements and ending with invocation by Hidayathullah.
Iftar Banquet and Dinner were served to everyone and this program was once again most professional and memorable one and ALL left the venue after Magreb prayer conducted by Moulvi. Abdul Basith with fond remembrance and with prayers for TMCA to achieve more and more heights and serve diligently, insha Allah. Alhamdhulillah…
(Pictures courtesy and media coverage by: Karaikkal Bro. S.M. Arif Maricar, Principal Co-ordinator, TMCA)0