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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, Matrimonial.
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

 Aaira Syed performed ‘She Used To Be Mine’ (Song).

Shuja uddin Farooqi

Mr 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.

Nomination Awards:
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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