By J. Choudhry/KARACHI: The 15th Corporate Ambassador Awards organized in Karachi on March 16, 2019, at Beach Luxury Hotel, was another superb ceremony in which several important personalities participated.
Two new innovative changes were made in the format of the Corporate Ambassador Awards _ First was the live string puppets performance by Thespianz Theater and second change was six national songs presented by famous singer Sidra Tahir, Farzana Mirza and Hassan Mirza, The aim of including national songs in this ceremony was to promote national enthusiasm in the people as the 15th Corporate Ambassador Awards ceremony was organized close to March 23 (Pakistan Resolution Day).
Shaukat Mahmood, NBP Group Chief, was the Chief Guest of the awards ceremony while President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Daroo Khan Achakzai was the Guest of Honour. CEO AJ Sports Syed Amin Ullah Hussaini, Secretary General America-Pakistan Business Development Forum Syed Nasser Wajahat also participated at Guests of Honour. Managing Director of Karachi Water and Sewerage Board Assaullah Khan was also scheduled to participate in this awards ceremony, but being a member of Board that is looking after arrangements of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Karachi was busy in finalizing arrangements to organize Final match of the PSL. Javed Mahmood, Chief Editor Weekly Corporate Ambassador & Founder of CA Awards organized the ceremony. Sobia Butt, senior educationist and Social Activist of Fixit was the host of the ceremony.
Other important guests included CEO Skill Development Kashif Hashmi; CEO Gresham Group Irtiza Sarwar, Col. (Retd) Mukhtar Ahmed Butt, Mubasher Mir, President Karachi Editors Club/TV Analyst and Resident Editor of Roznama Pakistan; Manzar Naqvi, Secretary-General, KEC and Executive Editor The Financial Daily; Rozina Jalal, renowned Astrologer/TV Analyst; Syed Turab Shah, Group Director Marketing Daily Ausaf, Karachi; Ali Nasir, TV Anchorperson, Dr Shujaat Mubarak, Dean of Business Management/TV Analyst; Muttahir Ahmed Khan, Senior Educationist/TV Analys; Lubna Punjwani, a High-Profile Educationist/Trainers and multi-talented personality. Roomi Syed Bukhari, also a multi-talented personality, attended the awards ceremony. Renowned philanthropists and Social Activists, Dr Lubna Hafeez, Dr Afrozia Tabbassum, Rizwana Farooq, Famous PTV’s Host Nusrat Haris, Fashion Designer Quratul Ain Kalhoro, Saira Danish, Sharmeen Shafiq Khan, Kokab Farooqi and Kiran Siddiqui also participated in the awards ceremony.
15th Awards ceremony was started with Tilawat. Salman Siddiqui, Deputy GM CCD of the Sui Southern Gas Company Limited cited few verses from Holy Quran while renowned Naat Khwan Fozia Sadiq presented Naats.
After Naat, host of the awards ceremony Sobia Butt read the welcome address. Then the live performance of String Puppets was started. The puppets presented Cultural Dance of all the four provinces, Balochistan, Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, one by one, that was really a mesmerizing performance of the Thespianz team, led by its founder Faisal Malik. In the end the awards were distributed among the winners.
Background of Corporate Ambassador Awards
Senior Journalist and TV Analyst Javed Mahmood, has taken the initiative of organizing Corporate Ambassador Awards in 2012 in Karachi. To his credit he has more than 28 years’ experience in English Journalism. He has served as Resident Editor of daily The Nation and Pakistan Today in Karachi and currently working as Founder/Chief Editor of Corporate Ambassador. The purpose of these awards is to appreciate and acknowledge the achievements of the organizations and individuals doing excellent work and to motivate others to seek excellence in their profession, career and work for well-being of the needy people. Since 2012, more than 580 organizations and individuals, including students and social activists, have received this prestigious award. So far 15 awards programs have been organized _ 11 in Karachi and four in Islamabad. (Please send your news, article, pictorial on our email address <email@example.com & WhatsApp +923132434567)