JF Jeddah unit organized an Annual get-together cultural event
JF Jeddah unit organized an Annual get-together cultural event, on Friday, 29th January 2016 (02.00PM – 10.00 PM) at Istiraha Jamaeen, Osfan Road, North Jeddah. This was a get-together event for family and bachelors with separate arrangements for ladies. More than 800 people participated in the event who all signed off with a big smile of satisfaction on their faces. The proximity of the venue and nice weather during the day attracted the large number of crowd.
After Friday prayers, event began with lunch. Excellent buffet lunch was served by Village Restaurant from 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM.
Immediately after Asr prayer program started with recitation of Holy Quran. President Br. Iqbal Mirza welcomed the guests and highlighted the objectives of JF. He also pointed out the main activities of JF and to carry out those activities JF conducts various events to collect funds. Get-together is one among them. This was followed by NRCC Ameer Br. Mohammed Mansoor’s address on the future projects of JF. He mentioned about some of the main future projects like Skill Development Center at Moodubidri, Academy for preparing students for competitive exams, and Hostel project at Udupi. Gen. Secretary Br. Khaleel Ahmed covered all JF activities widely and made an appeal for support. Chief guest Br. Badruddin who was on short visit to Jeddah, he was also an ex-president of JF Jeddah addressed the gathering and made a touching appeal for support to our community. He sang a meaningful song “Saathi Haath Badhana” which was really emotional. President of KNRI Mr. Roshan Rodrigues lauded the contribution of JF for the last 27 years for the upliftment of its community. Moulana Parvez Madani from Madina highlighted the role of education in Islam and service of JF in imparting education to the community.
Various games were organized for children’s, elders and women. Qirat competition was organized for children’s between age group of 10 – 15 and valuable prizes were distributed to the winners. Qirat competition was also conducted to small childrens and prizes were distributed to all the participants. Various other games such as volleyball, pot and stick, musical chair were conducted to elders and running race, musical chair, quiz etc for childrens. Valuable prizes were distributed for the winners. Various games were also organized for women and prizes were distributed to the winners. It gave an opportunity to all the JF members as well as residence of Udupi & Mangaluru to meet and enjoy the event therein contributing for the upliftment of the poor communities of the twin districts which was the main objective of JF. All the entrant families and bachelors got the gift hampers.
There was a draw for grand prizes. All the entrants had a chance to win prizes like return air ticket to Mangalore by Jet Airways, Two discount coupons from Air India on purchase of air tickets, and other prizes such a digital cameras, smart phones etc.
Event manager Br. Habeeb Ur Rahman and all the JF Jeddah executive committee members worked hard to make the event successful. All were having only one intention & aim to help JF to serve our community.