By A.A. MERCHANT
JEDDAH — The annual event of Saudi Arabia (Jeddah) Chapter, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India was held at Al Shallal Theme Park, which was attended by chapter members, sponsors, and guests with families.
Chairman Irfan Bhimdiwala, while welcoming members and guests, reviewed the chapter activities and commended efforts of executive committee during 2016 to provide six (6) quality technical sessions with renowned speakers of various fields.
He briefed the audience on the audited financial statement for year ending Dec. 31, 2016. He thanked all sponsors and members for their support and marked out the committee members appreciating their dedication during the last one month working tirelessly and methodically to make the evening a great success.
A grand raffle with over 100 prizes was held comprising products ranging from air tickets, gold coins, LCD’s, laptops, iPads, gift vouchers, cell phones, wrist watches and electronic items.
Top 3 sponsored prize winners were as follows. Furqan Misarwala iPhone7 from Tamer, Irfan Bhimdiwala iPhone7 from Middle East Paper Company, and Gani Pasta Dell Laptop by Ernst Young. Other major sponsored prizes were HP Laptop by Leoron, HP Pavilion by PWC, 15 gm Gold Coin by Deloitte, Acer Laptop by KPMG, HP Laptop by Arabio and Galaxy S7 Edge by Petromin Nissan and Al Abeer Polyclinic, HP Pavilion by Tamer and Air Ticket by Air India for Jeddah-India-Jeddah, vouchers from Centrepoint and wrist watches from Titan.
Children raffle and bingo game was sponsored by Ali Zaid Al Quraishi, Binzagr Coro, Canon and Makkaj Ajmal Perfumes. Food hampers were distributed by Al Hamli Trading (Eurostar), Ahmed Mohammed Saleh Baeshen, Mahmood Saeed Beverages, Sadafco and Sunbullah. As a token of appreciation the sponsors were felicitated with Cross pen and wallet sponsored by Tamer.
The event was co-sponsored by Abeer Polyclinic; Ahmed Mohammed Saleh Baeshen, Air India, Al Hamli Trading (Eurostar), Al Hussaini & Al Yahya Investment Group Ali Zaid Al Quraishi, Arabio, Ayon Access Technology, Bay La Sun Hotel, Basem Int’l Shipping & Logistics, Binzagr Coro, Centrepoint, Comfort Holidays, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Hotel Jeddah Trident, Leoron Training Consultants, Jotun Paints Saudi Arabia, KPMG, Mahmoud Saeed Beverages, Makkaj Ajmal Perfumes, Malabar Gold, Middle East Paper Company, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Petromin Nissan, SAAR Information Technology, Sadafco, Saudi Arabian Glass, Saudi Arabian Industrial Trading, Saudi Arabian Industrial Services Company, Sunbullah, Tamer Group, Unitrans Budget and Wataniya Insurance.
JCICAI lauded Emad Etowa and Yahya of Al Shallal Amusement Park for the excellent arrangements.