Muthupet Muslim Association (MMA - Kuwait) and TVS Hyder Group organized a Grand Iftar Banquet on 17 June in cooperation with Indian Frontliners at Teachers Society, Dasma. Ambassador of India to Kuwait H.E. Sunil Jain was the Chief Guest for the function.
The special Guest was Moulavi Kovai Ayub, a leading Islamic Scholar from Tamil Nadu.
A very large community including ladies and members from different associations attended the party. The whole program was nicely compeered Yacoob Ali and Shibu pallikal (IFL).
MMA President Dr. S.M. Hyder Ali, Chairman, TVS Hyder Group welcomed the honorable chief Guest the Indian Ambassador, Special Guest speaker from Tamil Nadu Moulavi Kovai Ayub, association members, families, friends and everyone part of the gathering. He expressed in his speech about the importance of fasting in the Holy month Ramadan. He touched on the subject of the lack of education in Tamil Nadu compared with adjacent states.
He suggested and encouraged students to select good professions and to work hard to achieve the highest goal. He explained about his plan of constructing a medical college in Tamilnadu.
The guest Speaker from Tamil Nadu Moulavi Kovai Ayub, explained the reasons for fasting during the holy month of Ramadan and the procedure to be followed during fasting. He thanked MMA, Kuwait for hosting this Iftar party and bringing together fellow Indians.
Moulavi Mohd Ali Rashadi, General Secretary of Tamil Nadu Ulama Association, Kuwait, has highlighted in his speech about the Holy Quran and the eminence of Ramadan.
The Indian Ambassador thanked and appreciated the community services by MMA. He said in his speech that he has observed more energy and enthusiasm in following Ramadan Procedures compared to the last year. He advised the community to continue to do more and more services in the coming year. As usual, the Indian Embassy is always ready to help for the needy people.
A memento was presented by Dr. Hyder Ali and a Holy Quran book by MMA Secretary Mr. Anwarudeen to the Indian Ambassador. The Ambassador also joined in the Iftar party and enjoyed the food. Various association people also felicitated the Ambassador and Dr. Hyder Ali.
Finally, Vice President of MMA Basheer Ahmed delivered a Vote of thanks. He expressed sincere thanks for all the attendees, chief guest, special guest, sponsor, Media sponsor, ladies and other association members. MMA Executive committee member Mujibur Rahman, Mr. Kamardeen, TVS Executives Mr. Arif, Mr. Feroz Khan, Mr. Rashid Khan, MMA members and TVS employees made a wonderful Iftar event and food arrangement for all the attendees.
Program ended with very nice dinner supplied by TVS Star Restaurant and Bollywood Restaurant.