Defence Day 2016 celebrated at SCDP Pinyali, Rawalpindi

[Dated: 21st September, 2016]

A day long fun fair was held at SCDP Pinyali, located at Main Kahuta Road, District Rawalpindi on 8th September, 2016 jointly organized by SACHET head office and SCDP Pinyali team for the women, girls and School children. The event was organized to celebrate Defence Day of Pakistan by engaging local community members of Pinyali and surrounding villages.
img-20160909-wa0071The event also aimed at sharing the progress and services of SACHET offered at SCDP Pinyali such as health services, job-related trainings such as domestic tailoring, custom designing and beautician courses, educational training such as Computer short courses etc. Furthermore the event aimed to create local support from communities for the long term sustainability of services at SCDP Pinyali. The joint efforts of SACHET’s team, both at SCDP Pinyali and Head Office level made the event successful. img-20160909-wa00291Different activities were organized considering the interest of local community. Stalls were placed for mehendi, handicrafts and food items. Bridal makeup competition was also the part of the fun fair. Qirat, Naat and speech competition took place among the students of local schools (Iqra Model School and Sir Syed School System).
The event formally started at 9:00 am. Visitors took interest in stalls like mehndi design, kid’s garments, handicrafts food, soft drinks etc. Program was hosted by Ms. Sadaf (Teacher of Sir Syed School System), and witnessed by around 200 community members.
Individual segments such as, Qirat, Naat and speech competition among the students of Iqra Model School and Sir Syed School System started at 12:00 noon. Program was started with Qirat competition followed by Naat and speech. Competition between Iqra Model School and Sir Syed School System was going on at one side while brides were getting ready at the same time and stalls were also set for the general public simultaneously. img-20160909-wa0047At the end of competition tablo was performed by Iqra Model School and National song was sung by Sir Syed School System Students. Performances of the competitors were judged by selected community representatives.
Local notables including Qazi Adil Aziz (Chairman UC Sihala Islamabad), Mr. Shahid Malik (Candidate for Chairman UC Sihala Islamabad), Qureshi Anwar (Councilor), Captain (R) Tariq (Social Activist), Mr. Ulfat Hussain (Committee member of SCDP Pinyali), Ms. Ayesha (Local Beautician Trainer), Qazi Hammad Shah (Principal of Iqra model School), Syed Shabbir Hussain Shah (Principal of Sir Syed School System), Raja Arshad Mehmood (Businessman), Mr. Muhammad Faheem (Secretary General SACHET Pakistan), Mrs. Fauzia Faheem (Philanthropist), Syed Hassan Zaidi (Retired DG Port Shipping Additional Secretary Ministry of Communication), and t Mrs. Shehla Hassan Zaidi were present in the event. Security was made sure by officially notifying Mr. Sardar Zulfiqar (SHO of Police Station Kahuta), who deputed suitable number of policemen at the facility. More over large number of women and children of Pinyali and neighbouring villages contributed in the event.img-20160909-wa0059
Awards for the best performance in each category were awarded to the students at the end of the event. Winners of Qirat, Naat and speech competition were awarded with trophies and runners up were appreciated with medals. There was first, second and third prize for the best stalls as well as for bridal makeup contest.img-20160909-wa00251
Guests visited stalls and the facility of SCDP Pinyali and appreciated the efforts of SACHET Pakistan for the last sixteen years. The notables including Qazi Adil Aziz, Captain (R) Tariq, Mr. Shahid Malik, Mr. Muhammad Faheem, Mrs. Fauzia Faheem, Syed Hassan Zaidi and Mrs. Shehla Hassan Zaidi showed their personal commitment to support SCDP Pinyali for the up-gradation of existing services and appreciated the efforts of SACHET team.img-20160909-wa0007
The untiring efforts of SACHET Team especially Dr. Ishrat Ehsan (Incharge Medical Officer Pinyali), Mr. Hamid Zaman, Mr. Muhammad Sajid, Mrs. Rukhsana Zahid, Mrs. Yasmeen, Mr. Shamshair Ali, Mr. Muhammad Meherban Husain, Mrs. Maroof Jan, Mr. Waqas Ahmed, Ms. Saima Bashir, Ms. Chaman Malik and all volunteers and well wishers made the event a successful and gave a positive message to the local community of Pinyali and others.