Kuwait City, August 13: Karnataka Muslim Welfare Association (KMWA), an affiliate of IMA-Kuwait hosted an 'Iftar ' party for Indian expatriates hailing from Karnataka State in Kuwait on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at Rajadhani Palace Banquet hall in Khaitan.
The Programme began with the recitation of the Holy Qura’n by Qazi Mohammed Owais. Guest visitor of Kuwait Ministry of Awqaf & Islamic Affairs, Mohammad Abdullah Javed, President - JIH Karnataka addressed the gathering followed by a question and answer session. Javed in his keynote address elaborated the social, financial and political challenges of Muslims in Karnataka State and enthused the audience to remain concerned and respond to their needs.
KMWA President Hasan Yusuf in his opening address welcomed the gathering and briefed about KMWA activities. He said that KMWA arranges this kind of "Get-Togethers" from time to time to maintain the gesture of our goodwill and unity among NRI's of Karnataka in Kuwait.
B.S. Sharafuddin convened the programme and introduced the Chief Guest to the audience. Jameel Ahmed, General Secretary of KMWA proposed the vote of thanks.
This get-together provided a friendly atmosphere for expatriates and community members from various parts of Karnataka.