IMA Kuwait hosts online Eid get-together amid covid lockdown

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June 1, 2020

Kuwait: Eid is usually a time of family get-togethers and feasts after weeks of dawn-to-dusk fasting. But this year people celebrated at home, with virus fears dampening the holiday spirit and strict restrictions in place.

Kuwait went under full curfew before the start of Ramadan leaving people to practice fasting and Ramadan rituals at home, Even Eid al-Fitr came under full lock-down period.

As situation demanded, IMA Kuwait celebrated the Eid Get-together online via video conferencing tool, All IMA members participated joyfully in Eid Milan online gathering which was scheduled immediately after Eid prayer. Members participated and congratulated each other on the eve of Eid.

The IMA president Shamvel Parviz addressed the gathering and thanked them for joining online for this unique Eid celebration which will be remembered in history. He also advised members to be aware of conditions of neighbors, friends and family and assist them if they need help in this difficult time.

Eid al-Fitr follows weeks of fasting and marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Thousands of Muslims all over Kuwait followed strict guideline and performed Eid prayer at home along with their family.

As a part of social service activities IMA also distributed ration kits before start of Ramadan and during Ramadan for needy people all over Kuwait.

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September 20,2020

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Kuwait: Indian Doctors Forum (IDF), a prestigious sociocultural association of Indian Doctors for the welfare and well being of the fellow Indian Doctors working in Kuwait recently elected Dr Amir Ahmed as the new President for the year 2020-22.

IDF was established in the year 2004 and is affiliated to the Medical Association, Kuwait. They have more than 500 Indian doctors working in the Ministry and Private Hospitals and clinics. 

IDF has conducted hundreds of free medical camps in Kuwait for the benefit of the Indian residents and others.  During COVID-19, IDF has conducted free medical consultation camps, counselling and webinars were arranged in collaboration with several Indian Associations in Kuwait for the benefit of the people.

The following Doctors have been elected as the new office bearers for the year 2020-22.

Dr. Amir Ahmed, President
Dr. Sajna Mohammed, Vice President
Dr. Sunil Yadav, Vice President
Dr. Nazim Parker, Gen. Secretary
Dr. Anila Antony, Joint Gen. Secretary
Dr. Jagannath, Treasurer
Dr.Asit Mohanty, Joint Treasurer
Dr.Susovana Sujith, Community Welfare Secretary
Dr. Burhan Shabbir, Joint Community Welfare Secretary
Dr. Aparna Bhat, Cultural Secretary
Dr. Thomas Koshy, Joint Cultural Secretary
Dr. Shahed Pathan, Membership Secretary
Dr. Mehboob Khan, Joint Membership Secretary
Dr.Rajaguru Parmaguru, Web Secretary
Dr. Arti Chadha, Joint Web Secretary

Indian Doctors Forum (IDF), Kuwait has received the Pravasi Bharateeya Samman Award in 2013 from Late President Pranab Mukherjee, the ultimate recognition by Govt. of India conferred for a NRI organization overseas.

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