Federation of Indian Muslims Associations (FIMA), the coordination council of Indian Muslim associations working in Kuwait, donated a sum of three hundred and twenty five thousand rupees (Rs. 3,25,000) to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund in support of the relief operations in Jammu & Kashmir for those affected by the recent devastating floods in the valley.
The fund was handed over to the Indian Ambassador to Kuwait, H.E. Sunil Jain, by the FIMA delegation led by President Siddeeque Valiyakath. The other members of the delegation included FIMA’s Vice President Sayed Ifthekhar Ahmed, Secretary General Hidayathullah, Joint Secretary Abdulrazak Alwane, Treasurer Salim Desai and Joint Treasurer Mohammed Manshauddin.The delegation also discussed important issues pertaining to the Indian community with the ambassador including the condition of domestic workers in the state and the problems of NRI students among others.
The ambassador expressed awarness of these problems and noted that he is trying his best to seek remedies. Towards that end, he had raised the issues with the Farwaniya Governor Sheikh Faisal Humoud Al Sabah during their recent meeting. Further, the ambassador evinced keen interest regarding the issue of NRI students’ fees and asked for details in order to take the matter to the concerned authorities in the central government.