Doha, August 4: Karnataka Muslim Cultural Association, Doha, Qatar organised their annual Ifthar get-together for the community members at Mazza Restaurant, recently.
Around 250 members along with their families attended the programme.
Ifthiqab Alam opened the programme at 5:30pm inviting Hasif Ismail Sharief to recite the verses from holy Quran followed by inviting the president of KMCA Saeed Ahmed Assadi to open the programme.
Saeed Assadi, gave report of KMCA activities and the future plans and urged members to render their full support for the upcoming events.
As part of creating platform for other organisation of Karnataka to introduce their activities in Qatar and back home, the president invited the representatives from these Organisation’s to present their report and appeal to the audience.
Following representatives spoke on behalf of their organisations. Mohsin Sikandar (Treasurer) – Kundapur Taluk Welfare Association, Ibraiz Khan/ Javed Sharief (President-Qatar) Maymar Charitable Trust Bangalore, Ayyub (Head of Qatar) – Hidayah Foundation Charitable Organisation.
After the above presentation, the president invited Maulana Irshadullah to give lecture on Islamic values and significance of month of Ramadan and importance of Reading Quran.
Meanwhile, the Islamic Quiz Questioners circulated to all the members to answer and towards the end the winners were recognised after the lecture.
Group supplication was made prior to Ifthar break at 6:20pm. The dinner was served after the Prayers and the program concluded at 8:00pm.
Around 165 men, 70 women and around 30 children attended the programme. The children were given gifts as token of appreciation by the KMCA Organising Committee.
Seetharam Shetty, President, Tulu Koota Qatar, Mr. V. Mannangi, President, Karnataka Sangha, Kareem Abdulla, President, ICBF, Community Activist M. Iqbal Manna, and several prominent community members attended the programme.
The senior members of KMCA appreciated the efforts of president Saeed Assadi for conducting the event successfully with such large number by the members and their families. Many new members enrolled during this event which is the real success as per the president Ahmed Saeed Assadi.