Riyadh, Jun 26: Around 400 Mangalureans including women and children took part in Iftar meet 2017 conducted by Katipalla Muslim Youth Association (KMYA) Riyadh at Alwaha resort in exit 16 in Riyadh on Friday 16th June.
KMYA Riyadh has been organizing Iftar gatherings every ramadan and it is a quite famed and sought after program among the Mangalurean Muslims living in Riyadh.
After iftar, Janab Siddiq Saqafi Beluvai led the magrib prayer. Janab Parvez Ali, President of KMYA presided over the formal program and welcomed the guests. In a short speech Siddiq Saqafi explained the importance of the last ten days of Ramadan. Abdul Aziz Bankal (President DKMO), Nazeer Ahmed (President, Jamiyyatul Falah Riyadh), Abdul Basheer Beary, Abdul Hameed Wenz (Ex-Presidents JF Riyadh), Fazlurrahman Riyadh, Haneef Bardila and several other dignitaries were present on the occasion. Sulaiman Rahiman, Chairman of Iftar Committee, thanked members and Iftar committee for their relentless support to make the event a success.
KMYA is a non-profit social and community organization that came into existence in 1989 mainly for catering the educational needs of and supporting for the needy and poor families of the community in Katipalla and neighboring places.
Abdul Aziz PS, Shabeer AK, Vice presidents KMYA, AbdulJabbar Mohammed, General Secretary and Executive members of KMYA Ameeruddin Hassan, TA Khader, Rafi Ali, Ashfak Ahmed, Sulaiman Rahiman, Saif Mahin, Hussain Shafi, P.H. Mohiuddin, Saif Anam, Zubair S.U. were present.
KMYA hosts Iftar meet 2017 in Riyadh