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Eid Celebration at SCG: A Resounding Success
(Coverage by: Syed Zafar Hussain, Editor-in-Chief of Sada-e-Watan Sydney)
The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) witnessed a spectacular Annual Eid Celebration on May 1st, 2023. This Grand event brought together renowned cricketing legends, distinguished guests, and cricket enthusiasts from diverse backgrounds. Organized by Kamil Khan, the founder of the EID MUBARAK, EID Celebration at SCG, the event exceeded all expectations and left an indelible mark on the hearts of those in attendance.
Shaniera Wasim Akram and Erin Holland
The Annual Eid Celebration began with the acknowledgement of the original custodians of the land and was followed by the National anthem of Australia. This gesture of respect and inclusivity set the tone for the event.
Azan by: Sheikh M. Harby
Followed by the soul-stirring call to prayer, the Azan, reverberating throughout the iconic SCG stadium. Attendees came together to offer prayers, creating a truly inclusive and Multicultural environment.
Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis & Mike Coward
The highlight of the evening was an engaging Q&A session featuring two legendary cricketers, Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis. Hosted by the esteemed sports journalist, Mike Coward, the session delved into the players' illustrious careers, their experiences, and insights into the world of cricket. The audience was captivated by the wealth of knowledge shared by these iconic figures.
MC: Erin Holland
Adding to the allure of the event, Erin Holland, a renowned host, lent her charisma and expertise to ensure a seamless and unforgettable experience for everyone present.
H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and Waqar Younis
Exclusive guests graced the occasion, including The Hon. Stephen Kamper, MP Minister for Small Business, Lands and Property, Multiculturalism, and Sport. The presence of H.E.Mr. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, High Commissioner for Pakistan, further elevated the event's prestige.
Former Consul General of Pakistan in Sydney Mr. Abdul Aziz Uqaili is posted as Chief Secretary of Balochistan. He is in Australia for few days visit. He specially attend this event with his wife
Mr. Abdul Aziz Uqaili and Syed Zafar Hussain
Shabana Uqaili and also met Pak Australian Community members including his
close friend Syed Zafar Hussain of Sada-e-Watan Sydney.
Australian cricket luminaries Stuart MacGill and Stuart Clark, along with Sri Lankan cricketer Russell Arnold, and boxer Billy Dib were among the special guests who contributed to the event's electric atmosphere.
The Annual Eid Celebration at SCG was held in the iconic SCG Noble Dining Hall, an enchanting setting that added a touch of elegance to the evening. Kerrie Mather, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Phillip Heads
of Venues NSW, Phillip Heads, Group General Manager Communications, Heritage, and Community at Venues NSW, and Neil Maxwell, Chairman of the prestigious Sydney Cricket Club and SCG Cricket, were also in attendance, lending their support to this momentous occasion.
Approximately 300 distinguished guests revelled in the festivities, enjoying the sumptuous fare and the camaraderie that permeated the atmosphere. The event served as a testament to the spirit of
Waqar Younis, Hon. Stephen Kamper and Kerrie Mather
inclusivity, cultural diversity, and community harmony that is celebrated during the auspicious occasion of Eid. The Hon. Stephen Kamper, MP Minister for Small Business, Lands and Property, Multiculturalism, and Sport Congratulates Kamil Khan and team for hosting this wonderful event at historical place Sydney Cricket Ground.
Dur E Shahwar, Kamil Khan and Shafaq Jaffery
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Wasim Akram and Hon. Stephen Kamper
Erin Holland at SCG Eid Party 2023
Aiyla Akram with her Dad Wasim Akram
Aslam Pervaiz,H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and S. Zafar Hussain
Imran Kolaar and Ch Habib UlRahman
Dr Bina Mangi of Adelaide and Uzma Gillani
Farhan Talib, Munir Mohammad and Shoaib Ahmed
Waseem Akram and Shafaq Jaffery
Waqar Younis and Minister Hon. Stephen Kamper
H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and Syed Zafar Hussain
Waqar Younis, Hon. Stephen Kamper and Ali Murtaza
Waqar Younis and Munir Mohammad
Dr Humera Kayani and Dr Khurram Kayani
S. Zafar Hussain and Mr. Najeeb Hassan
Azam Mohammad and Nadeem Sheikh
Munir Mohammad and Najeeb Hassan of PAA
Dr Humera Kayani and Thida Yaung
Muhammad Asif and Wasim Akram
Ashraf Chohan, Shoaib Hanif and Abdul Aziz Uqaili
Ashar Nazir, H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and Syed Zafar Hussain
Mahd Zahid, H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and Dr Sabina Zahid
Wasim Akram, Minister Hon. Stephen Kamper and Kerrie Mather
Muhammad Asif, Munir Mohammad, Syed Zafar Hussain, H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and Waqar Younis
Shabana Uqaili. Dr Humera Kayani and Nafisa Zafar
Ashraf Chohan, H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, Dr Imran Kassam and Shaheen Malik
Kashif Rasool, Ch Shakeb Amer, Erin Holland and Imran Saeed Malik
Ch Shoaib Hanif, Kamil Khan and Syed Zafar Hussain
Ejaz Rana, Sadaqat Siddiq, Affan Shahid and Azam Mohammad
Ch Shakeb Amer, Kashif Rasool, Wasim Akram and Imran Saeed Malik
Saad Malik, Muhammad Asif, Shoaib Hanif, Kamil Khan, Shakeb Amer and Mr Abid
Dr Aila Khan, Shahid Nazir, Ejaz Rana, Azam Mohammad and Nadeem Sheikh
Dr Bina Mangi, Kamran Mangi, Rao Noor Ahmad, Syed Zafar Hussain, H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, Raja Abdul Hameed, Muhammad Asif and Mr. Abid
Shakil Ahmad, Rao Noor Ahmad, Syed Zafar Hussain, H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, Muhammad Asif and Raja Abdul Hameed
Dr Khurram Kayani, Syed Zafar Hussain, Abdul Aziz Uqaili, Farhat Jaffri and Munir Mohammad
Waqar Younis, Shaheen Malik and family at the Eid party of SCG
Nafisa Zafar, Dr Sabina Zahid, Uzma Gillani, H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, Maj (R) Saad Gillani and Dr Aila Khan
Waqar Younis, Wasim Akram, Kamil Khan, Minister Hon. Stephen Kamper, MP and Kerrie Mather
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