AIS Opens Ramadan with inaugural Ambulance Victoria Iftar Dinner

Australian Intercultural Society (AIS) in collaboration with Ambulance Victoria; Benevolence and United Muslims Migrant Association opened Ramadan 2016 with the inaugural Ambulance Victoria Community Iftar Dinner.

The evening’s master of ceremonies was Associate Prof Tony Walker the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Ambulance Victoria.  Al Quaree Abu Aeimin from Doncaster Islamic Community gave the call to prayer and recited several verses from the Quran followed by lovely introduction of the spirit of Ramadan was given by Dr Zuleyha Keskin from Charles Stuart University

Guest speaker for the evening the wonderful Tasneem Chopra. After dinner guest were treated with a breathtaking performance by Whirling Dervishes.

The evening concluded with audience members having the opportunity to share their reflections on the evening’s program followed by a vote of thanks from Mr Ahmet Keskin Executive Director of AIS with exchange of gifts.

Keynote address