On the occasion of the 7th Anniversary of Pakistan Employment Forum Kuwait (PEFK), celebrating seven years of success and community service in career development, its team and management organized interschool speech and creative art competitions.
The chief guest of this event was Dr. Umer Jawaid, Community Welfare Attaché from Embassy of Pakistan in Kuwait. A large gathering of families, students, teachers, principals and community heads attended the event that was graced by distinguished guests from all walks of life.
The program commenced with a recitation of the Holy Quran by Muhammad Rashid followed by Nasheed by Muhammad Ali Hassan and the National anthems of Kuwait and Pakistan.
This event was conducted by Ms. Nadiya Muhammad Arshad and Waqas Ahmed. Students from various schools including Pakistan School Mangaf, New International school Pakistan Hawally, Pakistan Excel School Jaleeb Al Shoyoukh, International school of Pakistan, Pakistan School Salmiya and Creators Academy participated in the speech and creative art competitions. Responsibility of judges was performed by renowned personalities Shamim Mozaffar and Shamim Mozaffar. All participants delivered excellent speeches and crafted beautiful art models in creative art competitions.
National songs of Pakistan were presented by Abdul Aziz, Muhammad Ali Hassan and Famous singer in Kuwait Zagar Hussain. Students of Pakistan Excel School and International school of Pakistan Khaitan presented a beautiful tableau performance. Wonderful poetry for Pakistan was presented by famous poet in Kuwait Syed Sadaqat Ali.
Anwar Ali, Vice President of PEFK addressed the audience and stated that the PEFK services are wonderful, and their contributions to society through the noble cause of career development are remarkable. PEFK maintains a realist outlook with regards to excellence, "which we do not view as an achievement, but rather a challenge. The achievement is the future that we build for the people of our society; we are employing all resources and capacities at our disposal to that end, whereby we are assisting and guiding young, innovative talent, and providing them with the adequate environment to excel.
Dr. Umer Jawaid, Community Welfare Attaché from Embassy of Pakistan in Kuwait stated in his key note speech that Pakistan Employment Forum Kuwait services to the community in career developments are remarkable and I highly appreciate the efforts being expended by the PEFK team in the field of career assistance, help and guidance. He stated that career development is a very technical and unique field of service which can be done by only a highly professional and dedicated team. He congratulates PEFK Team for successful seven years of community service in career development.
Judges of the speech and creative art contest Shamim Mozaffar and Yasmeen Mozaffar highly appreciated the PEFK contribution and services to the community for job search assistance and career guidance to the students for their higher education.
They announced the results of the speech contest and creative art competition. In speech contest, Muhammad Ali Hassan of International School of Pakistan Khaitan secured 1st position, Eman Naeem of New Pakistan International School Hawally secured 2nd and Tasbeeha Javaid from Pakistan School Mangaf secured 3rd position. In the creative art competition, 1st position was obtained by Safa Arshad from Pakistan School Mangaf, Eisha Irfan of Pakistan Excel School secured 2nd and Afnan Afzal of Pakistan school Salmiya secured 3rd position.
Muhammad Irfan Adil, Founder/President of PEFK delivered the vote of thanks and stated that PEFK is celebrating seven years of continues success and voluntarily services to the society in career development. He mentioned that PEFK is a premier and first ever Pakistani Forum of its kind in Kuwait, which is designated to provide assistance for job seekers and career counseling for students residing in Kuwait especially among Pakistanis.
He stated, “I believe the ability to help others should come from within. We all must make it a habit to try to enrich each-other's lives through different means as life should be meaningful. Such meaning can only be achieved through making a difference in the lives of others and doing good for them.”
“We at PEFK have lived our life in the belief that if we reach out with a helping hand, a smile or with what's within our capacity in material wealth, to those around us, we will add to their happiness and the world will be a better place,” He added.
He said, “Life is like a boomerang, what we throw out will come back to us. When we sow happiness, it just fills our own hearts and lives with happiness.” He thanked all the participants, distinguished guests, Embassy Officers, Principals, Teachers and students.
He appreciated the event main sponsor VIVA telecom, co-sponsor Brazil Foods Company for sponsoring this wonderful event. He conveyed special thanks to all media representatives including VOOP, PIK, OPC, Nawa i Waqt, Duniya, Kuwait Up to Date, Urdu Kuwait, Pakistan Up to Date, Hala Pakistan,Q8info, Paigham e Watan, Supreme Media, We Green and others.
Towards the end, shields were distributed to the competition winners, sponsors, media representatives, schools, Judges and a special appreciation of PEFK Achievement Award 2017 was given to famous poet in Kuwait Kashif Kamal for writing an excellent national song for Pakistan. Dua was offered at the end and refreshment was served to all participants.