Memons discuss housing programme

DUBAI - The World Memon Organisation (WMO) discussed housing programmes in Pakistan and India, during its board of management and general members meeting at Mombasa, Kenya, held from July 9 to 11.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Thu 5 Aug 2004, 11:09 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 1:09 PM

The organisation also discussed its requirement of housing units in different places and approved financial assistance for the programme. During their stay in Kenya, a delegation led by Haji Abdul Razzak called on Kenyan president in Nairobi on July 8.

The progress report on the Memon Medical Institute and Hospital in Karachi, the building of which is ready, was also discussed and assistance approved. Equipment is yet to be installed in the institute building while the hospital will be an extension of the institute.

In the near future, the WMO plans to acquire 500 acres of land in Karachi for education and hospital related activities. He said that there was an overwhelming response to the membership drive for which meetings were held in many countries.

The Kenyan government has also agreed to issue visas for business and investment in Kenya on the basis of recommendation letters issued by the WMO. The WMO was formed in the year 2000 and its inaugural meeting was held in Dubai. Leading Dubai businessman Haji Abdul Razzak is the president of WMO.

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