- Community leaders, business magnates, and dignitaries come together for a night of celebration and social impact
- Bridging Communities – the night at Ramee Grand hosted three initiatives – Friendship Society for the Blind, Sneha School for Special Needs under the Indian Ladies Association (ILA) and Joy of Giving, a recycling initiative adopted by the India Community Relief Fund (ICRF)
A Ghabga night hosted by a group of friends under the platform The Lounge featured three community initiatives.
The ‘Ghabga Delight’ at Ramee Grand, Seef, which aimed at ‘Bridging Communities’ brought together dignitaries, community leaders, business personnel, members of the media and invited guests.
The Friendship Society for the Blind, Sneha School for Special Needs under the Indian Ladies Association (ILA) and Joy of Giving, a recycling initiative adopted by the India Community Relief Fund presented their vision and mission to the audience.
Oil and Environment Minister Dr Mohammed Bin Daina and National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) chief executive Dr Maryam Al Jalahma were the special guests for the evening, whilst the Indian Ambassador to Bahrain, Piyush Srivastava was the Guest of Honour.
“The concept of Ghabga Delight was out of The Lounge’s thought to do something different during the holy month,” said the organisers. “The Ghabga with a difference, the evening opened a platform for these initiatives to network with the members of the community, to introduce their programmes and seek help from those who can and are willing to support them. The idea of the evening was to help ‘discover meaningful initiatives around us’ this holy month.”
Mr Srivastava in his address appreciated the platform The Lounge for its initiative and commended the activities of the three community engagements.
Also present were Mrs Monika Srivastava, the patron of the ILA, MP Abdulnabi Salman, the first deputy of the Bahrain Council of Representatives, Korean Ambassador Hye Kwan Chung, Nepalese Ambassador Thirthraj Wagle, Bangladesh Ambassador Dr Nazrul Islam, Sri Lankan Ambassador Designate Wijeratne Mendis and Tree of Life Society chairman Khalil Al Daylami Chairman, among others.