Aug 24, 2012 - PTI DFW Metroplex hosted a very successful PTI Membership
Appreciation Dinner for the entire PTI Dallas Fort Worth Community. A large crowd
of people showed up at the Mediterranean Cafe and Bakery in Richardson, TX. Ms
Faria Bukhari started off the program by an inspirational speech on our current situation
in Pakistan and Imran Khan's motive to build a better future for our motherland. Tilawat
was recited along with the translation by Waleed Chaudhary followed by Naat Khwani
by Wasfa Ahmed. National anthem of Pakistan and USA were played. PTI Arlington
MC Farrooq Sheikh gave an enthusiastic speech about the need to keep unity amongst
PTI members and work for the larger cause and to follow PTI leadership in their efforts
to build a new Pakistan. Fatiha was also offered for the PTI members and office bearers
who were martyred the past one year in various Pakistani cities. Dr Ali Pitafi was then
called to boost the crowd’s enthusiasm and he did not disappoint, by lifting everyone’s
spirits and spoke about why it’s even more important today to keep our vigor and zeal
going as we get closer to our goal of making PTI the leading political party of Pakistan.
PTI USA LLC founder and treasurar Dr Nasurallah Khan informed all the
participants of the workings of PTI USA its legal structure and the growth of PTI in
America in different states all over the US. Dr Nasurullah motivated the crowd about
the membership drive for the whole PTI DFW community in the upcoming future. He
also praised Imran Khan’s extraordinary leadership capabilities and spotless character
and love for Pakistan. The crowd admired Dr. Nasurullah with loud applause and
cheers in the end.
Faria Bukhari invited Tonya J Holt, Democratic candidate Texas 5th District
Court of Appeal, who briefed on the Pakistani community in the DFW area and their
roles towards the enhancement and involvement to the democratic party. D Shawn
Stevens, Chairman of Democratic Party of Collin County, was also invited to reflect
some light on the current issues and policy’s that would gradually benefit Muslim
democrats in the US.
Mrs. Nayyara Syed (Ex President of Women Wing Dallas), thanked all the
members and guests. Mrs Syed also thanked Ashar Ahmed (PTI Tigers-USA),
Dr.Nasurallah, Dr Pitafi, Dr. Tariq, Ayesha Tariq, Farrooq Shaikh (Ex-President
of PTI Arlington/Fort Worth), Shahid Khan, Fayyaz Shah, Saba Ashar (Ex Joint
Secretary PTI Women Wing Dallas), Salman Abidi, Zaiba, and Rukhsana, along
with media outlet Pervaiz and Seema Malik of Red Hot Pepper and Mr Raja
Khanzada of GEO TV. She also thanked Mona Kazim Shah of FunAsia Radio for
joining us at the event and gave a warm welcome to Naheed Raheel (Ex Vice
President Women Wing Dallas).
The evening ended with a sumptuous Mediterranean meal and buffet served
complimentary to all the participants.
PTI Media Cell