A Memorable Picnic by MQM Washington in a Disastrous Weather (04-23-06)

MQM Washington DC unit has arranged an open air picnic and barbecue event at the Lesylvania park in Northern Virginia. People from Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland and other surrounding areas have gathered to enjoy this day long picnic gala. For the last three days whole Washington Metropolitan area was under severe thunder storm but just before the picnic starts, the whether changed dramatically and a bright sun came out from the dark clouds providing a perfect whether for such an event.


Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, the caretaker of the MQM North America together with MQM NY unit's incharge Dr. Anwar specially came to attend the event. Central Organizer Ajaz Siddiqi, member central organizing committee Sabihul Islam, MQM Washington unit incharge Salim Sheikh and many other committee members and workers were present at the occasion along with the general Pakistani community members.


The event was full of joy and fun and included games like cricket, badminton, volley ball and foods like barbecue and a spicy haleem. In the end Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqi, Central Organizer Ajaz Siddiqi, and unit incharge Salim Shaikh thanked everyone for attending and congratulated local unit for their successful effort in bringing the community closer. Member unit committee of MQM Washington DC unit Bushra Ibad thanked women wing for their efforts and reaffirmed women's role in spreading MQM's organizational and ideological work side by side with their brothers.