FIMA conducted IFTAR party
Federation of Indian Muslim Associations (FIMA), the coordination council of 14 Indian Muslim Associations working in Kuwait, conducted its Iftar gathering at Crown Plaza Hotel. It was an auspicious occasion with presence of Ambassadors/diplomats of various countries and prominent Kuwaiti dignitaries, distinguished guests from all walks of life, media and representatives of member associations.
The chief guest was Indian Ambassador Satish C Mehta. In his address he stressed that let the Holy month of Ramadan help to purify the souls and to be better human beings. India respected various religious ideologies and is proud of its unity in diversity. He commended Dr. Yawar Beig who delivered key note address asserted that for people who are capable of thinking will know the greatness of Allah the Almighty. We need to look to the nature for the great creation and astonishments with creator’s stamp on it. He showed a presentation depicting the solar and other known astronomy which is true signs of the Creator.
Ambassador of Afghanistan Dr. Asadullah Hanif Balki, Ambassador of Bhutan Mr. Dasho Shrub Tenzin, Ambassador of Bangladesh Mr. Shahed Reza, Ambassador of Sierra Leon Mr. Ibrahim Bakarr Kamara, Ambassador of Nepal Mr. Madhuban P Paudel , Ambassador of Laos Mr. Thongphacanh Sonnasinh and Consular of Union of Myanmar Mr. Aung So Ewin, Economic Affairs Officer of US embassy Mr. Naveed Malik also attended the function as distinguished guests.
Dr. Sulaiman Shamsudheen (PAEET) and Dr. Mohammed Hatem Ghareeb felicitated at the function.
Eng. Muhammed Kutub while delivering Ramadan message, stressed that it is great chance for believers to be closer to God and He promised his slaves that He is near to them. If we walk to Him He will run to us. If we call Him with purified minds He will answer us. He emphasized.
Mr. Aqeel Munavar of APL and Mr. Ebrahim Ghader of KTS, who were the sponsors of the event also graced the occasion. Members and leaders of member associations and other prominent guests were present.
The program started with recitation of versus from Holy Quran by Muneer- Treasure of FIMA. The program presided over by Siddeeque Valiyakath, President of FIMA. Secretary General Masood Quadri welcomed the audience and secretary Baheer Batha rendered vote of thanks.