Independence Day was fast approaching, and anticipation filled the air. My family, determined to make this year's celebration unforgettable, embarked on an adventure that would create lasting memories - participating in the 76th Independence Day Fun Run.
Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) celebrated its 26th Reunion held on September 10, 2023, at Chaupal Restaurant (Chaupal Desi Exotic Buffet) Sea View, Karachi. A total of 93 persons attended the function (50 male, 33 female, and 10 children). The venue was picked after the visit of the SAEEA team.
Henna, scientifically known as Lawsonia interims, is a flowering plant native to regions spanning from North Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. The leaves of the henna plant have been used for centuries to create a natural dye with various cultural, religious, and aesthetic applications.
Shafiq Ahmed Khan, Saudi Aramco Ex-employee badge number 73789, celebrated his 76th Happy Birthday in Karachi along with his granddaughter baby Armeen Khan who also celebrated her 12th Happy Birthday along with her grandfather on August 15, 2023.
The progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on August 05, 2023 at Chaupal Restaurant, Sea view, Karachi. This was the 5th meeting of current year 2023. At the request of most of SAEEA members, SAEEA decided to opt for a better place for the forthcoming 26th.
The 76th Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated with immense enthusiasm and patriotic fervor across the nation. The Institution of Engineers Pakistan (IEP) took the initiative to organize a grand flag hoisting ceremony in Karachi, the capital city, to commemorate this historic day.
Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA)’s wing “HALQA-E-SHERO ADAB” celebrated its 4th program on July 15, 2023 in Karachi at the residence of Raziullah Khan. HALQAE SHERO ADAB is a wing of SAEEA, responsible for organizing mini-literary programs on URDU poetry and literature, etc.
I came across an interesting quote by Muriel Wace, “There is no greater pleasure in the world than riding a good horse,” which made me eager to visit a horse-riding club. I then decided to take my grandchildren to Stallion Horse Riding Academy near my home which is located within walking distance in Rethibowli, Hyderabad, India.
Bilal Ahmed Khan along with his wife, Faryal Khaleeq, and their daughter Ayra Khan went on a family summer trip to Kashmir. They planned the guided tour through Tour Operator m/s Rover Pakistan and were accompanied by twenty-five other participants.
The 2023 KSA Expatriates Reunion was held in Dhahran from March 01 through 14, 2023. Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was represented by Mr. Mehtab Saeed Khan, Badge Number 73076. He has written a short report about his participation in the reunion activities in KSA Dhahran.
Eid-ul-Adha, also known as the Festival of Sacrifice, is one of the most important religious holidays celebrated by Muslims worldwide. It commemorates the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to ALLAH’s command. However, at the last moment, ALLAH provided a lamb to be sacrificed instead. This event is mentioned in the Holy Quran, the holy book of Islam.
My son Zubair invited us, his parents, for dinner along with his wife and two kids, Hamza and Huzaifa, to a newly opened restaurant located near Gachibowli in Hyderabad. The Ancient Stone Flames (ASF) Barbecue & Grill is India’s first Lava Stone Restaurant and is attracting a lot of visitors to dine in. It caters to both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.
Myanmar, previously known as Burma, is a country located in Southeast Asia. It is a diverse nation with over 100 ethnic groups and shares borders with India, Bangladesh, China, Laos, and Thailand. The largest city in Myanmar is Yangon, formerly called Rangoon, which features vibrant markets, a variety of parks and lakes, and the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda.
The progress meeting of the Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on June 10, 2023 at the residence of Razi Khan. This was the 3rd meeting of the current year 2023. KAF thanked all attendees, especially Razi Khan, who had not only spared his house for the meeting but arranged a very delicious High Tea.
On June, 1st 2007, Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan (VP-Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association)-SAEEA by the grace of Allah (S.W.A.T.) was blessed with a granddaughter, Zoya Imran. Throughout the years, Zoya has matured into one fine and competent young woman. She is a student in Generation’s School and is currently in Grade XI. She recently took the Cambridge O Level CAIE exams as well.
Engr. Ashraf Habibullah is a Civil Engineer and President and CEO of Computers and Structures, Inc. (CSi). He received his Masters in Structural Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1970. He founded Computers and Structures, Inc. in 1975 and has led the development of CSI’s products, including SAP2000 and ETABS, for nearly five decades.
I recently attended a magnificent event, the L&D Awards, hosted by the Indian Society of Training and Development - ISTD, Hyderabad Chapter, which took place on June 3, 2023 at T-HUB 2.0 in HITEC City: T-Hub (Technology Hub) is an innovation intermediary and business incubator.
One day, my dad surprised us by suggesting a family outing to a TEDx event at Osmania University, where my mom had studied. I was overjoyed because I had always found TEDx talks on YouTube fascinating. Unlike boring speeches, these talks were engaging, peppered with jokes, and aimed to keep the audience entertained.
There are two main festivals in Islam: Eid-ul-Fitr, which signifies the completion of the Holy Month of Ramadan and Eid-ul-Adha, the greater Eid, which follows the completion of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, at the time of Qurbani (sacrifice).
As per announcement made in the Urdu Siasat Daily Newspaper the Saudi Aramco ex-employees Association (SAEEA) members, Hyderabad, India have gathered at the residence of employee Shaik Khan Mohammed on May 14, 2023, 14:00 hours, Sunday.