Umaima's wedding preparations had begun not long after her Nikkah which was held in the first half of the year in the month of May. After her Nikkah ceremony, from June until the end of November her dowry was collected. As the month of December started the wedding festivities begun.
"This is the power of gathering: it inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful: in a word, more alive." ~ Alice Waters. Syed Abdul Qader, Badge #142674, invited a few old friends for lunch. We gathered at his residence.
The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on February 13, 2021 at Faran Club, Karachi.
Surgeon Mohammed Yousuf Shaikh is the son of Manzoor Ahmed Shaikh, a former employee of the Saudi Aramco medical organization, and a permanent and active SAEEA member.
“One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.” ~ Franck Smith. During COVID-19 while going through lockdown, I decided to learn the Arabic language. Arabic is one of the official languages of the United Nations along with Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.
The wedding of Habib Ahmed to Shazia Altaf took place in Lahore, Pakistan on 23rd January 2021. Shazia Altaf is the daughter of Altaf Hussain Butt, Aramco Badge #72271, who served in the Purchase Department in Ras Tanura.
The following report was written by Hiba Amer, granddaughter of SAEEA's Finance Secretary Muhammad Salim Hamid (badge number 73199) who worked for Aramco from 1976-1987 as an accountant in the Fixed Assets & Work in Progress Accounting Department in Dhahran.
Shabeel Ahmed Khan married Sahrish Tabassum Saleem on Friday 27th December 2019 in Karachi, Pakistan. Shabeel is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Shafiq Ahmed Khan, Badge No. 73789 who is the Joint Secretary of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA). Sahrish is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Muhammad Saleem.
My son Zubair Mohammed Iftekhar was born and brought up in Saudi Arabia. At the age of 4, I used to take Zubair to Saudi Aramco’s Najmah swimming pool in Ras Tanura to teach him how to swim.
I, Mohammed Ifteqaruddin, badge number 140948, Technical Advisor Mechanical Services, Rastanura Refinery Maintenance Department, Machine Shop Unit joined The Greater Hyderabad Senior Citizens Association (GHSCA) as Joint Secretary back in the year 2016 post-retirement.
Ayra Bilal Khan, daughter of Bilal Ahmed Khan, turned one, on 12th October 2020. Her first birthday was celebrated on 10th October because of the weekend. Bilal is the nephew of Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan (SAEEA VP) and the oldest of his 4 siblings.
"Beautiful memories tell our story and wrap themselves in ribbons of the heart" ~Flavia Cacace. December 27, 2003 was an important and special day for me as post-lunch I had to deliver a forty-minute presentation at the 2003 Inspection Technical Exchange Meeting which took place at the Dammam Aramco Office Auditorium.
Saudi Aramco Ex-employee Association (SAEEA) Pakistan member and Aramco annuitant Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan recently visited DANzoo, the Day and Night Safari Park in Bahria Town Karachi, along with his family.
The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on September 26, 2020 at Faran Club, Karachi.
On July 24, 2004 Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan (VP-Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association-SAEEA) by the grace of Allah (S.W.A.T.) was blessed with a grandson. Throughout the years Habib has matured into one fine and competent lad.
SAEEA first Online Progress Meeting held under Zoom on June 28, 2020. This is because of prevailing viral disease all over the World.
On January 25th, my father was invited by his friend to attend his niece’s wedding in Lahore, Pakistan. There was no plan of visiting Lahore as our school was open but our father got a call again from his friend and he insisted he attend the wedding, so we planned to go there by road.
The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on March 14, 2020 at the residence of SAEEA active member, Anwarul Hai.
The wedding reception of Osama Nafees Qureshi, son of Mr. and Mrs. Muhammad Nafees Qureshi, to Fiza Liaqat, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Liaqat Ali Malik was held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the PNS Bahadur Lawn, Karsaz, Karachi, Pakistan.
Being a dedicated engineer, I have never found the opportunity to explore our own province of Sindh, one of the four provinces of Pakistan. After retirement from Saudi Aramco, I started reading about the beauty of the interior of Sindh...