Ex-Aramco family friends connected in Lahore, Pakistan after a long time, and were met with the good news of the launching of “Aramco Retirees Association – Pakistan (ARAP)”, based in Lahore. Aramco and its retirees continue to connect thousands of people. About 70 Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees and their families from Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, and the UK attended a grand dinner in Lahore on November 15, 2023.
I am Amaan Younus the grandson of Saudi Aramco employee, Mohammed Ifteqaruddin, Badge #140948, Ras Tanura Refinery Maintenance Department, Technical Advisor Mechanical Services (1977 to 2010). I would like to share my achievement with the Aramco Expats global community. Based on the following announcement, I took a pledge as well as sent an essay, under the banner “Pariksha Pe Charcha 2023” (Discussion on exam 2023).
Time flies, right? Can you believe this baby just turned one? Master Hamza Ahmed Khan Ghouri, son of Bushra Irshad and Kamran Ahmed Khan Ghouri turned one, on 24th October 2023. His first birthday was celebrated on 28th October because of the weekend.
Mariam's 18th birthday was a milestone event that brought her close-knit family together in a warm and memorable celebration. Surrounded by her loving parents Ata Ur Rehman and Kiran Ata Ur Rehman, brothers Habib Ur Rehman and Obaid Ur Rehman...
Baby Ayra Khan turned 4 on October 12th, 2023! Time truly does fly. Ayra is the daughter of Engr. Bilal Ahmed Khan and Faryal Khaleeq. Ayra’s 4th birthday was celebrated on the 21st of October. The event was a Coco melon-themed extravaganza filled with joy, laughter, and cherished moments.
Every year, we all become eager to celebrate our birthday. It is special as it comes only once every year and we get to celebrate it with great joy and happiness. Usually, a lot of wishes of people come true on this day and they enjoy the day with their loved ones.
The progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on October 21, 2023. This was a video conferencing meeting and the 6th meeting of the current year 2023. SAEEA 2nd newsletter was delayed because of technical difficulties. It will be released within a short period of time.
Aramcon families attended the wedding ceremony of Syed Yousaf Shah’s (Badge # 71533) grandson Wasiq Maqsood to Mahum Khan Sherwani in Lahore, Pakistan. Mr. Shah served in Aramco for more than two decades in the Department of Administration in Dhahran.
The NED69ers Group graduated in 1969 from the NED Government Engineering College Karachi and is spread all over the globe. They are connected with each other through e-mails/WhatsApp and do meet occasionally in Karachi and around the world to refresh their sweet old memories of NED.
Independence Day was fast approaching, and anticipation filled the air. My family, determined to make this year's celebration unforgettable, embarked on an adventure that would create lasting memories - participating in the 76th Independence Day Fun Run.
Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) celebrated its 26th Reunion held on September 10, 2023, at Chaupal Restaurant (Chaupal Desi Exotic Buffet) Sea View, Karachi. A total of 93 persons attended the function (50 male, 33 female, and 10 children). The venue was picked after the visit of the SAEEA team.
Henna, scientifically known as Lawsonia interims, is a flowering plant native to regions spanning from North Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. The leaves of the henna plant have been used for centuries to create a natural dye with various cultural, religious, and aesthetic applications.
Shafiq Ahmed Khan, Saudi Aramco Ex-employee badge number 73789, celebrated his 76th Happy Birthday in Karachi along with his granddaughter baby Armeen Khan who also celebrated her 12th Happy Birthday along with her grandfather on August 15, 2023.
The progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on August 05, 2023 at Chaupal Restaurant, Sea view, Karachi. This was the 5th meeting of current year 2023. At the request of most of SAEEA members, SAEEA decided to opt for a better place for the forthcoming 26th.
The 76th Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated with immense enthusiasm and patriotic fervor across the nation. The Institution of Engineers Pakistan (IEP) took the initiative to organize a grand flag hoisting ceremony in Karachi, the capital city, to commemorate this historic day.
Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA)’s wing “HALQA-E-SHERO ADAB” celebrated its 4th program on July 15, 2023 in Karachi at the residence of Raziullah Khan. HALQAE SHERO ADAB is a wing of SAEEA, responsible for organizing mini-literary programs on URDU poetry and literature, etc.
I came across an interesting quote by Muriel Wace, “There is no greater pleasure in the world than riding a good horse,” which made me eager to visit a horse-riding club. I then decided to take my grandchildren to Stallion Horse Riding Academy near my home which is located within walking distance in Rethibowli, Hyderabad, India.
Bilal Ahmed Khan along with his wife, Faryal Khaleeq, and their daughter Ayra Khan went on a family summer trip to Kashmir. They planned the guided tour through Tour Operator m/s Rover Pakistan and were accompanied by twenty-five other participants.
The 2023 KSA Expatriates Reunion was held in Dhahran from March 01 through 14, 2023. Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was represented by Mr. Mehtab Saeed Khan, Badge Number 73076. He has written a short report about his participation in the reunion activities in KSA Dhahran.
Eid-ul-Adha, also known as the Festival of Sacrifice, is one of the most important religious holidays celebrated by Muslims worldwide. It commemorates the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to ALLAH’s command. However, at the last moment, ALLAH provided a lamb to be sacrificed instead. This event is mentioned in the Holy Quran, the holy book of Islam.