Abu Dhabi, August 5: The Bearys Welfare Forum (BWF), a well-known social organisation in United Arab Emirates, respected for its philontraphic and charitable works, organised an' Iftar ' get-together at India Social and Cultural Centre, on Friday evening, August 3, in the presence of prominent personalities, including Padmashree Dr. B.R. Shetty.
The programme started with a well informative religious speech by Abdul Hameed, President, Kannada unit, ICC.
After breaking of the fast and evening prayers, a short stage programme was held and all the dignitaries were invited to the dais by BWF General Secretary Abdulla Madumoole. Abdul Ravoof recited the holy Qur’an.
BWF President Mohammed Ali Uchil after welcoming the guests, put forward the charitable causes initiated by BWF, which were successfully conducted in Mangalore, especially the mass marriages of many poor girls. This year too it will be held at Milagrese Hall on November 4, 2012, he informed and appealed for generous help from members to conduct such programmes successfully.
He also thanked all those who donated for various causes which helped many under-privileged people to live a dignified life in the society. He highlighted BWF-Projects like-distribution of wheel chairs, and construction of 50 toilets for the poor in the community in the various parts of district.
He especially expressed his gratitude to chief guest of the day Padmashree Dr. B.R. Shetty (MD NMC Group) and Sudhir Kumar Shetty (COO Global, UAE Exchange Centre) for their constant support from the beginning of BWF.
All the dignitaries on the dais spoke on the occasion and wished' Happy Ramadan' to all Muslim brothers. Dr. B.R. Shetty, who extended his warm Ramadan greetings, said that, he was happy to be associated with BWF and they were like his family members and Beary community was very close to his heart from the beginning back home in Mangalore.
Sudhir Kumar Shetty praised BWF for its various charitable deeds and promised to attend this year’s mass marriage in Mangalore.
The other main guests of the day was Ahmed Wahabe, Manager, New Muslim Centre, who said that he too was closely associated with BWF and lauded BWF for the community service and selfless work towards the common people and under-privileged.
Dr.Viqar Azim, Sarvotham Shetty ,Shekar Shetty of Arab Udupi Hotels Group, Siraj Ahmed (Saiban community) and Thomas Sequeira (M.Com Rep.U.A.E.), also spoke on the occasion and wished all the best during observance of Ramadan.
Hamza Abdul Kahder, Shaikh Bava, Vice Presidents of BWF along with Basheer Bajpe-Advisor BWF were in the dais. The programme was co-ordinate by Mohamed Siddik Kaup, Treasurer, BWF, and Siddik Uchil, Joint Secretary, BWF. Audio visuals of BWF-achievements and photos were arranged by Abdul Jaleel Gurupur and Ismail Shimoga.
Mohd Kallapu and ‘Imran Kudroli along with Abdul Hameed Gurupur has taken up the floor management and managed the event with a professional touch.
Abdul Majeed, Haneef Ullal, Nzaeer Ubar, Abdul Razak Sullia, Ibrahim Perla, Majeed Athoor, Farook Kallapu, Jaleel Uchil, Rasheed V.K., Nawaz Uchil, Basheer Uchil, Arif Kudroli, Shareef Krishnapur, Imbran along with BWF youth wing members were instrumental in the success of programme.
Vote of thanks was proposed by Mohammed Raffick, Krishnapur-Co Coordinator, BWF.