The event was largely attended by cross section of the community including community leaders, doctors, businessmen, professionals and followers of Dr. Adibul Hasan Rizvi. Renowned media personality of Pakistan Anwar Maqsood was special guest who flew from Pakistan to participate in the event.. Mr.Javaid Anwar, a well know Pakistani American philanthropist and a leading businessman was the chief guest. Mr. Saeed Sheikh, member organizing committee, started program with the recitation of Holy Quran while national anthems of both countries were played.This was followed by ta special video message of Dr. Adib Rizvi felicitating SIUT NA for hosting the event.
Mr. Haroon Shaikh, VicePresident of SIUT NA presented welcome address and thanked special guest and the chief guest for gracing the occasion. He also gave an overview of the activities of the organization.Dr. Fatima Saeed, President SIUT NA in her address traced the history of SIUT NA and highlighted its role in extending help to SIUT Pakistan. Dr. Barkat Charania, member Board of Directors SIUT North America gave detailed presentation on the working and achievements of SIUT Pakistan as well as of SIUT NA.
Dr. Asaf Qadeer, member Organizing Committee and prominent physician introduced the chief guest Mr Javaid Anwar who in his speech greatly appreciated the services of SIUT Pakistan of providing healthcare to ailing population free of cost. He announced to donation for SIUT and pledged to continue his support in in the days to come also.
Mr. Anwar Maqsood in his appearance paid rich tributes to Dr. Adib Rizvi and recounted his services for humanity. With his traditional satire and humor he captivated the audience. His biting humorous remarks on political and social issues thrilled the audience.
At the conclusion Mr. Salman Razzaqi, Member Organizing Committee thanked supporters, sponsors and friends of SIUT NA and organizing committee presented plaques to Chief Guest and Special Guest.