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Australian Community Network arranged Independence Day of Pakistan at Bankstown Arts Centre
On Saturday, 13th August 2022, Australian Community Network arranged a 75th Independence Day of Pakistan Celebration at Bankstown Arts Centre, Bankstown Sydney NSW 2200. Australian Community Network is a non-profit organisation who has made it their goal to help the growing Multicultural Communities in Australia and around the globe.
ACNET will provide the following Services, Sports activities, Events and Workshops for the communities:
Services: International Students, New Migrants, Enhancing Skills,
In Sports: Organise activities for the communities including Cricket, Basketball, Badminton and Archery.
In Events: Organise events for the communities including Eid Celebration, National Day.
In Workshops: Organise community workshops in Urdu language, backing class for women, Confidence building, Painting classes, Calligraphy and Hand Embroidery.
This event was started with recitation of the Quran by Mohammad Yahya, followed by a beautiful Dua for our community and Pakistan by the Imam of Bankstown Masjid NSW. The MC’s for this event were Mrs Lubna Aftab and Ms Aaira Syed.
Mayor of Canterbury Bankstown- Khal Asfour
The Chief guest for this event was Mayor of Canterbury Bankstown- Khal Asfour and
CG Pakistan; Muhammad Ashraf
Mr Muhammad Ashraf, Consul General of Pakistan in Sydney.
Aftab Ahmed SYED,President of Australian Community Network
Mr Aftab Ahmed SYED, the President of Australian Community Network briefing the services of the organization and about the future events.
Najam Farooqi speech on Pakistan Independence Day
Najam Farooqi gives a speech about Pakistan Independence Day.
Aaira Syed performed ‘She Used To Be Mine’ (Song).
Shuja uddin Farooqi
Shuja uddin Farooqi read a passionate poem he composed for Pakistan
Independence Day. Lubna Aftab performed ‘Mere Watan Yeh Aqedaten’ (Song) which
was highly appreciated by audience.
Some segments of this event were the quiz competition, speech competition, National songs, many performances, nomination awards and so much more.
The categories and nominees for the nominations awards were;
Religious affairs - Maulana Nazeer ul Hasan Thanvi
Sports - Suffan Hasan
Community Services - Robina Yasmin and Nazish Minto
Media - Syed Zafar Hussain (Sada-e-Watan)
Performing arts - Javed Nazar
Young talent award - Aaira Syed
MC of event ; Lubna Aftab and Aaira Syed
Lubna Aftab performing ‘Mere Watan Yeh Aqedaten’ (Song)
Mr Aftab Ahmed SYED, the President of Australian Community Network
Aftab Ahmed Syed Presenting award to CG Muhammad Ashraf
Aftab Syed Presenting award to Mayor of Bankstown Khal Asfour
Syed Zafar Hussain of Sada-e-Watan speaking after receiving Media Award 2022
Tayyaba receiving a participation gift from Aftab Ahmed Syed
The Consul General of Pakistan in Sydney Muhammad Ashraf
Aaira Syed performing ‘She Used To Be Mine’ (Song)
Syed Zafar Hussain, CG Muhammad Ashraf, Aftab Syed and Mayor Khal Asfour
Mayor of Bankstown Presenting Performing arts award to Javed Nazar
Mayor of Bankstown Khal Asfour Presenting Media award to Syed Zafar Hussain
Robina Yasmin- Nominee for Community Services-2022
Munir Mohammad - Community worker award- Sydney Forex Pty Ltd
Aaira Syed-Nominee for Young Talent Award-2022
Sakina Zubair (Platinum Sponsor)- Griffin Tax Professionals
Mr. Munawar (Sponsor)- OASIS
Reyhan receiving winning the Quiz Competition award
Ghaniyah receiving a participation award
Affan receiving a participation award
Syed Zafar Hussain, Munir Mohammad and Aftab Syed (President)
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