CIK hold annual gathering
CIK , a social, membership-based organization of Canadian identity is composed of and supported by Canadians in Kuwait. CiK strives to showcase the Culture and values of Canadian Societies in Kuwait combining the talents and contributions of Canadians who live across Kuwait. In line with its objectives of promoting friendship and bonds among Canadians the CIK this year too held their grandeur annual gathering. CIK’s active role in portraying varieties of Canadian culture in the past has earned the respect of wide spectrum of Kuwaiti society and other expatriate communities in Kuwait. The President of CIK Ishtiaq Malik, in his opening remarks welcomed the members and the guests and thanked all the members for continued support and contributions that nurture and strengthen CIK. Annual get together - 2017 was held at the residence of Sri Lanka Ambassador who is an active member of CIK with his deep rooted bonds in Canada. The gala evening also witnessed celebrations of the wedding anniversary of Reza and Ariata the two long serving members of the CIK governing board. Anniversary cake-cutting was followed by presentation of a plaqueto the couple by CIK, in recognition of their untint support and commitment.
The CIK also honored Moly Hinh, one of the Board Members of the CIK. The President appreciated Moly’s immense contributions to the membership drive undertook by CIK that substantially expanded CIK membership. Ambassador Candie presented a “Portrait” of Moly Hinh in appreciation of her dedicated service to the CIK, on behalf of the members. The gathering also discussed CIK’s agenda in an informal setting for the upcoming year. The well attended CIK gathering that lasted until the wee hours was filled with indelible memories of joy and enetertainment.