After the first full day of conference activities, conference delegates were invited to an elegant evening at the Mohatta Palace for a Mushaira and Gala Dinner. The evening begun with a guided tour of the iconic Palace, which served as the private residence of Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah and Qaid e Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. After the guided tour, guests were entertained by an evening of classic Urdu poetry in the form of a Mushaira to celebrate 25 years of Imamia Medics International's service to humanity.
The Chief Guest of the Evening was the Legendary Iftikhar Arif. The award-winning Dr. Pirzada Qasim (Vice Chancellor of Ziauddin University, Karachi), was also in attendance and graced the audience with their talent. The emcee of the evening, Dr. Fakhar Abbas , led guests through an evening of highlighting IMI's history and accomplishments, cultural programming, fundraising and awards.
The event was concluded by a lavish dinner featuring cuisines from each of Pakistan's provinces.
A tribute was also presented in honor of Dr. Barkat Jaferi, IMI's former Global President who passed away on December 9, 2019. A posthumous award was received by his sons, Zafar and Mohammad Abbas Jaferi.
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