GUWAHATI, July 12 - The 15th annual general meeting of Al-Ameen Welfare Society (AWS) was held at the Bishnu Nirmala Bhawan here recently. Members of AWS and their families who are going to Mecca and Medina for their Haj pilgrimage were felicitated at the meeting.
A special felicitation programme was held in recognition of Komruz Zaman N Ahmed�s six-decade-long service to the oil industry at both national and international levels. Zaman, an alumnus of Jorhat Engineering College, had joined the Oil India Ltd as an executive at Duliajan and thereafter got engaged with an international oil company and shifted base to Kuwait in 1980. Zaman did his M Tech (Applied Chemistry) from Calcutta University. He is the first Assamese oil executive to work overseas.
The reprint of a book titled Assamese Muslims - the Society & the History was released at the meeting. Another book on the lives of five Islamic prophets authored by Alhaj Abdul Gaffar and published by AWS was released on the occasion. The annual souvenir of the society titled Al-Ameen was also released.
The annual Adilur Rahman Memorial Awards comprising certificates, mementos and cash were given to ten students who secured ranks in the HSLC and HS exams. These awards are given to keep alive the memory of Adilur Rahman, a young hotelier and tea garden owner, who was assassinated by anti-social elements in 2012.
Dr Taufiqur Rahman Borbora, ex-Principal, Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh, delivered the keynote address on the topic �Health Problems of Senior Citizens and their Solutions�.