Los Angeles unit gears up for 2008 
 
06 January, 2008
 
 
........and so the 2008 activities commenced; the Los Angeles unit held it's first meeting of the new year.
 
The highlight of the session was fateha reciting on the sad demise of ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in an unfortunate explosion in Pakistan. The group offered tributes to the soul of Muttahida, also known as, martyrs of MQM.
 
Annual Haleem was next on the agenda. Inspired with the same vigor as in last twelve years the Haleem nazrana to commemorate the martyrdom of Shaheed-e-Karbala Hazrat  Imam Hussein and his family in the holy month of Muharram.
 
The Garden Grove Park, a familiar place which serves as the venue once again will be abuzz for the community.
 
Semi-Annual conference in San Francisco was part of the discussion and a consensus was formed to gear up for the San Francisco reunion as a team.
 
Unit-in-charge Wasim Zaidi headed the meeting which was duly participated by Samin Faruqi, Asif Farooqui, Ikram Shah, Khalid Bhai, Arif Abbas, and Masood Khan.
 
Member central organizing committe, Kamal Zafar Bhai who has always patronised unit meetings, wished everyone a healthy, prosperous and peaceful New Year.