Saudi Arabia: The Indian Social Forum Khobar – Dammam branch held a Jersey Release Programme and Captains Meet at the Rose Restaurant Dammam as part of its Cricket Tournament scheduled on April 10, 2015. The Jersey Release Programme was witnessed by Representatives and Captains of invited teams from Dammam-Khobar.
The programme started with the Presidential Address by Indian Social Forum Karnataka Chapter President Mohammed Sharieff, during his brief address to the gathering, he explained about the aims and objectives of the cricket tournament. He said that “we cannot help everyone, but everyone can help someone”, Social Forum Cup is held for the noble cause of Community Welfare Service Activities across Eastern Province and in India as well. He requested the participating teams to join hands with Indian Social Forum to serve the expatriates of Indian Community under the banner of Indian Social Forum beyond regional, religious and linguistic barriers.
Meantime the team representatives and captains introduced their teams to the guests and the audience. Later match fixtures were held by the cricket organizing committee chairperson Saeed and Shafi Imran. Social Forum Cup-2015 Rules and regulations was released by ISF Karnataka State Secretary Bava Shabu Beary. A copy of the Rules and Regulations was also circulated among representatives of the participating teams.
At the end, a beautifully designed Jersey of Indian Social Forum Team was released by the dignitaries to the team captain/players of Indian Social Forum which was sponsored by Fabrotech & Al Musaad Company.
Finally, there was a Question & Answer session which was smoothly handled by the Cricket organizing committee Chairperson Saeed.
Indian Social Forum Alkhobar Branch President Abdul Nassir presided over the programme. Karnataka State Gen. Secretary A M Arif, concluded the programme. Dammam Branch President N Fayaz delivered the vote of thanks. The event was successfully hosted by Indian Social Forum Khobar Branch Secretary Abdul Samath.