By Rafiq Vayani
DUBAI: Okhai Memon Youth Services (OMYS) was formed during 1968 by Muhammad Usman Kath with special focus on education for youth of Okhai Memon Jamaat. This year 2018 OMYS completes its fifty years of existence and is celebrating its Golden Jubilee. This Golden Jubilee celebration event will take place HEF Family Park, Hussain Ebrahim Sports Complex, Hussainabad, Block 03, F.B. Area, Karachi on 29thDecember 2018.
To commemorate this special Golden Jubilee event Mr. Abdul Aziz Abdul Karim Kath, Patron of Okhai MemonYouth Services said; “the Okhai Memon Youth Services was founded by our late President, Muhammad Usman Kath. He had a clear vision for the young generation of the community, providing them education up to Professional level and making them productive members of the Society and today Al Hamdolillah, the Okhai Memon Community is most prominent among all Memon Jamats, providing leadership and vision to entire Memon Biradari. On the happy occasion of Golden Jubilee I congratulate All Office Bearers, Volunteers, Members, Donors and Well-Wishers and this is their efforts that today we have completed 50 years”.
Ismail Suriya, Chairman Golden Jubilee said during his message; “we have 100% literacy in our community and have Professionals and Entrepreneurs in every walk of life today. It was made possible only through hard work of our elders and consistent efforts of our educated youth and OMYS contribution cannot be neglected. This is proud moment of entire Okhai Memon Community that today OMYS is celebrating 50 years achievements”.
Hanif Suleman Jiwani, Patron of OMYS said; “the Golden jubilee year is an important event for us to celebrate our achievements, share the success story with our young generation and make a commitment to continue to serve the humanity in the best way possible”.
Shakeel Gatta, President Okhai Memon Jamaat said; “Okhai Memon Youth Services is like a nursery for young people where they got trained and serve community. Although I am President Okhai Memon Jamat but I started and learned social work from OMYS and those were golden days of my life. I am very happy that OMYS team is celebrating Golden Jubilee Event and we must share our social journey with young generation”.
Ali Ebrahim Ganatra, Event Chairman said; “I feel honored to take responsibility of Golden Jubilee Event which is one of the biggest event in OMYS history. I am very lucky as a part of OMYS and I have learned a lot and amazed that our seniors have done fantastic work in last 50 years and today OMYS became a huge social industry. This is good initiative by Executive Council to celebrate our 50 Years success.
Success is everyone’s mission. Life is full of challenges and opportunities, but only for those who actually struggle to grab the opportunities and overcome the challenges. Hard work and dedication are the only mantra in the journey to success. Without being passionate and the willingness to work hard, no one can achieve success. Lastly, on behalf of Office Bearers, I would like to thank all members, volunteers, well-wishers and donors for their contribution”.