Saturday, December 28, 2013

Founders Day Program 2013 in the San Francisco Bay Area

What keeps many Bay Area Pakistanis busy over Christmas?  They attend the annual ‘Founders Day’ program celebrating the birthday of the Pakistani savior, Mohammad Ali Jinnah.  This year’s gathering at the Chandni Restaurant in Newark, California was a well-organized event featuring a movie ‘The Other Side of Pakistan’ produced by Asghar Aboobaker and associates, a slide show on Jinnah, few short speeches (by Syed Nusrat, Javed Ellahie, Asghar Aboobaker, and Dr. Waheed Siddiqui), a comedy act by Bay Area comedian Faraz, and a long-well-into-the-night-running music program (Asad Waince sang karaoke).
Sponsors of Founders Day 2013 included:
The Chandni Restaurant (
The Pakistan Association of San Francisco Bay Area (
The Pakistani American Culture Center (
Tri City Travel (
Ms. Raana Faiz (Hamrahi Radio)
Mr. Javed Ellahie (Ellahie & Farooqi Law Firm--
Mr. Tashie Zaheer (Urdu Academy--
Mr. Khalid Rana (KNR Services--
Mr. Shan Saigal (Referral Realty--
Mr. & Mrs. Ahsan and Tajwer Sajjad
Mr. Khalid Khokhar (KK Builders--
Mr. Kamran Mahmood (New York Life)
Mrs. Mehreen Mahmood (AAA Insurance)

Mr. Shahid Salimi (Indus Foods)

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