|Mrs. Farrukh Mukhtiar, lifetime president of ladies club addressing the gathering|
The repercussions of Peshawar tragedy, resulted in delays and cancellations of many functions, scheduled in December. The annual function by the life-time president of Ladies Club Multan, Mrs. Farrukh Mukhtar and her group members was also one of such events. This program was also taken from December to January.
On 3rd January, a grand brunch was organized by Mrs. Mahnaz Amir Sheikh, the general secretary of this club was the main hostess, who had planned and arranged everything on behalf of all her group members, which comprised of her family members only. Including, Fadia Kashif and Rabia Rehman.
A grandiose, White canopy was erected in the lawn of the Ladies Club, Multan. To provide cover from the winter Sun, also from the cold. Round tables with fresh flower arrangements and dry fruits were laid throughout the seating arrangement. A marvellous setting for a beautiful winter morning. Fresh juices were served as welcome drinks. Whereas, fresh cooked Jalebis were served endlessly, for the guests to keep nibbling.
The program-secretary Mrs. Shagufta Khaksar, conducted the show. It started with recitation of Quran and Naat Khwaani. Later, Mrs Shagufta Khaksaar requested, Mrs. Fariha Munir Shah, the Joint secretary of the ladies Club to present the annual report of the previous year. After her speech. A competition was held among the members, for 'the best dressed lady'. All the members and guests were invited to participate. The participants had to perform a cat walk infront of the judges and audience. According to those, Ayesha Durrani stood 3rd, 2nd prize was awarded to Mrs. Buccha, whereas Ambreen Khan was graded 1st in the competition.
Mrs. Fariha Munir Shah was again invited to make some announcements on behalf of the Club administrations. She revealed that, it has been decided by the consent of all the members, to add two new members in the administration, inorder to give new generation a proper representation in this historic institution. Two new assistant program secretaries Ayesha Durrani and Farah Karim Khawaja are being taken on board the club administration, to be polished and trained for one year. Their commitment and dedication to this honor bestowed upon them would decide their future with this esteemed platform.
Mrs. Uzma Burana was invited to offer a prayer for the victims of Peshawar massacre. Masooma Sibtain also took the opportunity to speak about upcoming events in the chamber and invited everybody to join in.
It was followed by annual prize distribution took place. Entire club administration received gifts from the president. The journalists were also bestowed upon with the tokens of gratitude. Also the recipients of the prizes in dress show were awarded their gifts.
At the end, rich gastronomical delights awaited the guests and group members. The desi cuisine included, Paaey, Biryani, Halwa poori, Mutton Palak and much much more. Truly spoke of the flamboyant tastes of the hostesses.
We congratulate Mahnaz Amir for arranging such a special show and look forward to more in the future.
|Secretary General Mahnaz Amir Sheikh and Program Secretary Shagufta Khaksaar|
|Finance secretary Mrs. Naseem Durrani, President Mrs. Farrukh Mukhtiar,|
With Fadia Kashif and Mahnaz Amir
|Farah Saqib, Mrs. Nasem Raheem with her sister, Dr. Huma Athar, Mahnaz Amir Sheikh|
|Honourable senior members|
|Farrah Khwaja during the catwalk, Shahnaz Iqbal finishing it.|
|Seniors and the juniors, participants of dress competition.|
declaring Ambreen Khan, 1st prize
winner, Masooma Sibtain accompanying her
|Tahira, Shahnaz and Farah Karim Khwaja|
Ayesha, Mahwish, Yasmin
|The adorable smile, Uzma Burana.|
|2nd prize winner, Mrs. Buccha|
|Mahnaz Amir, awarding 3rd prize to Ayesha Durrani|
|Erum and Mrs. Iqbal Qureshi|
|A little princess on the party|
|Rabia Rehman with a guest|
|Mrs. Mueed Khwaja, had her wedding anniversary on the same day.|
|Masooma Sibtain Shoaib|
|Madam Razia Beg from Nawa-i-Waqt|