A Family Trip to Keenjhar Lake

A Family Trip to Keenjhar Lake

BY Zoya Imran / /

As the saying goes, "Sudden and unexpected trips are the best ones." And I completely agree. My family and I decided to go to Keenjhar Lake on the 5th of September 2021 with two of my cousins and my Mamu and Mami.

Exploring the Hidden Natural Beauty of Baluchistan

Exploring the Hidden Natural Beauty of Baluchistan

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

”No matter how many plans you make or how much in control you are, life is always winging it.” These are words of wisdom spoken by my father and, even now in retirement, I find them always to be true. Recently, I called one of my nephews who runs a remote tour business under the name Rovers Pakistan and inquired about any trips he offered to explore the hidden beauty of Baluchistan.

Zara Imran Celebrates Her 12th Happy Birthday

Zara Imran Celebrates Her 12th Happy Birthday

BY Zara Imran / /

The following report was written by Zara Imran, granddaughter of SAEEA (Saudi Aramco Ex-Employee Association) member Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan of Karachi, Pakistan.

Happy Birthday Engr. Syed Naushad Shah

Happy Birthday Engr. Syed Naushad Shah

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Engr. Syed Naushad Yousaf Shah, born September 3rd, celebrated his birthday with his family. He is the son of Syed Yousaf Shah, Badge # 71533, who worked for Aramco for more than two decades in the Department of Administration. He died in active employment in 1978.

2021 Eid-Ul-Adha Celebration

2021 Eid-Ul-Adha Celebration

BY Zoya Imran / /

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).

Shafiq A. Khan Celebrated His 74th Birthday

Shafiq A. Khan Celebrated His 74th Birthday

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Shafiq Ahmed Khan, Saudi Aramco Ex-employee badge number 73789, celebrated his 74th Happy Birthday in Karachi along with his granddaughter baby Armeen Khan who also celebrated her 10th Happy Birthday along with her grandfather.

Watch Internationally Acclaimed Pakistani Short Film, This Bank of the River

Watch Internationally Acclaimed Pakistani Short Film, This Bank of the River

BY Aramco ExPats / /

On June 18th at The Colony, Lahore's leading performing arts center and creative hub, Engr. Syed Naushad Yousaf Shah and his wife attended the premiere screening of the internationally acclaimed Pakistani short movie, Darya Kay Iss Paar - This Bank of the River. The film was made by a dear friend of Syed's, both alumni of the University of Engineering & Technology, UET, Lahore.

NED69ers Mini Reunion held in Orinda, California

NED69ers Mini Reunion held in Orinda, California

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

The NED69ers Group graduated in 1969 from the NED Government Engineering College Karachi. Members are spread all over the globe. They maintain a connection with each other through e-mail and meet occasionally in Karachi or other parts of the world just to refresh their sweet old memories.

Kamran Ahmed Khan Weds Bushra Irshad

Kamran Ahmed Khan Weds Bushra Irshad

BY Zoya Imran / /

Bushra Irshad, the niece of Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan married Kamran Ahmed Khan, the brother of the son-in-law of IAK on the 26th of March 2021. In Pakistani culture, a few pre-celebrations take place before the actual wedding ceremony. The festivities started with the Engagement Ceremony held at the bridegroom’s place on 15th November 2020.

New Energy, New Horizon - SAEEA Hyderabad

New Energy, New Horizon - SAEEA Hyderabad

BY Mohammed Ifteqaruddin / /

The Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association of Hyderabad, India recently called a general meeting for the purpose of electing new office bearers.

A Family Visit to Quetta and Ziarat

A Family Visit to Quetta and Ziarat

BY Zara Imran / /

On the 17th of February 2021, my father got a call from our uncle Adnan Phupa who suggested we join him on his visit to Quetta. My father took a while to answer as he contemplated his busy work schedule and our online school schedule.

Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization 2020

Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization 2020

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

RAWO has been working since April 2013 in Korangi and also from Thallian Village, D.I. Khan since 2017, with the aim to uplift the poor people economically, raise their educational standard, and provide a platform to excel further.

SAEEA Karachi Announces New Website Domain

SAEEA Karachi Announces New Website Domain

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) Karachi, Pakistan is pleased to announce the launching of their website on a new domain. The URL for the website is https://www.saeea.pk.

Syed Moazzam Ali Weds Fozia Mazhar

Syed Moazzam Ali Weds Fozia Mazhar

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Syed Moazzam Ali married Fozia Mazhar. Moazzam is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ovais Akram Ali, Badge No. 73168. Ovais is an ex-employee of the Safaniya Producing Department. Fozia is the daughter of the late Mazhar Saeed.

Happy 18th Wedding Anniversary Ata and Kiran and Happy Birthday Dr. Ata Ur Rehman

Happy 18th Wedding Anniversary Ata and Kiran and Happy Birthday Dr. Ata Ur Rehman

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Dr. Ata Ur Rehman is a graduate of Dow University with a diverse interest in all fields of medicine. He completed his M. Phil from Hamdard University and is currently pursuing his PhD from BMSI Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center. He also obtained his post-graduate degree from Baqai University in Endocrinology.

Umaima Abdul Bari Weds Muhammad Zubair Sultani

Umaima Abdul Bari Weds Muhammad Zubair Sultani

BY Mariam Ata Ur Rehman / /

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.

The Green Hearts Meet in Hyderabad, India

The Green Hearts Meet in Hyderabad, India

BY Mohammed Ifteqaruddin / /

"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.

Congratulations to Surgeon Mohammed Yousuf Shaikh

Congratulations to Surgeon Mohammed Yousuf Shaikh

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

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.

My Path to Learn the Arabic Language

My Path to Learn the Arabic Language

BY Mohammed Ifteqaruddin / /

“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.