Bearys Cultural Forum (BCF) arranged a special felicitation function at the Suba Banquet Hall in Dubai, UAE. BCF felicitated Mr. Moideen Bawa, MLA, Government of Karnataka, Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, District President of Union of Udupi District Gramma Panchayaths, Mr. Zafarullah Khan, Chief Advisor, BCF and Managing Director, Zain International Group of Hotels and Mr. K.S. Sheikkaba, Founder General Secretary, BCF.
Dr. Kaup Mohamed welcomed all the guests. Dr.B.K. Yusuf, President of BCF presided over the function. Dr. Yusuf thanked Mr. Zafarullah Khan for his valuable support to BCF. He praised the magnanimity of Mr. Zafarullah khan’s contribution in serving the society. He thanked him for his pledge to continue with BCF. He explained about the forthcoming BCF World Kannadiga Convention, his plan and strategy to make it most successful event and he expressed his hope that all the Leaders and the Committee members of BCF will join their hands together to make that program a thundering success. He also thanked Mr.Devi Prasad Shetty and Mr. K.S. Sheikkabba for attending the program this function.
Mr. Zafarullah Khan was nominated as the Chairman of the World Kannadiga Convention for Arts and Culture 2016 scheduled to be held in April 2016. Mr. Zafarullah Khan expressed his pride to be with BCF and in its course of Social Service, he promised his continuing support to BCF at all points of time. He also praised the leadership of BCF and commitments of its committee members. He pledged his full support to the forth coming BCF event namely World Kannadiga Convention for Arts and Culture 2016 and also stated that he will invite renowned personalities of the State of Karnataka to attend this function.
Mr. Moideen Bawa, MLA expressed his pleasure to be associated with BCF since several years. He promised to provide full support to BCF for cultural programs and scholarship activities.
Dr.Deviprasada Shetty stated that he was highly delighted to attend the function and thanked BCF for its kind hospitality. He also stated that with the support of all community members, he succeeded in making Belapu an ideal Village and is planning to make further rural development by Establishing Colleges, Professional Training centres etc.
Mr. K S Shekabba thanked the BCF for honouring him. He elaborated how few NRI Beary brothers in UAE initiated the Idea of forming an association and subsequently under the leadership of Dr. Yusuf the BCF was founded. He expressed his pleasure to see that today BCF has grown substantially to become one of the most dynamic association.
The felicitation function was attended by all the managing committee members including Vice presidents, ladies wing members and several other guests. Industrialist Mr. Chandrahas and Mr. Anantaram were given a bouquet as a mark of respect. Similarly, Mrs. Zafarullah Khan and Mrs. Seikkabba were also given a bouquet. Mr. Niyaz Ahmed from Coastal digest and Mr. Rafique Kolpe from VK news were also given a bouquet and where nominated as the media coordinator for the forthcoming BCF event. Buffet dinner was hosted by the BCF. Mr. Abdul Lathif Mulky proposed vote of thanks.