Newsletter – June 2008

News Letter – June 2008

From: Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney (International President)

World Punjabi Organisation organised a dinner reception in honour of its International President,           Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney, on being honoured with the award of “Padma Shri” by the President of India for his outstanding and dedicated service to the nation in the field of Social Service, on 6th June, 08 at Hotel Le-Meridien.

A large number of dignitaries to include Smt. Sushma Swaraj-MP, Sr. M.S. Gill- Union minister for Sports and Youth Affairs, Sr. S.S. Dhindsa-MP, Sr. Tarlochan Singh-MP, Sr. S.S. Ahluwalia-MP, Sr. Onkar Singh Kanwar- Chairman Apollo tyres, Sr. Joginder Singh- Former Director CBI, Sh. Pankaj Paul- Managing Editor Hindustan Times, Tanveer Afzal- Ist Secretary (Pak Embassy), graced the event. Surjit Singh- President WPO Abu Dhabi and Raj Loomba-Patron WPO UK made special efforts to come all the way to Delhi to join the celebrations.

On behalf of WPO Sr. M.S. Gill and Smt. Sushma Swaraj presented a memento to Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney for his outstanding contribution to society. Sr. M.S. Gill, while expressing his views said “Vikramjit Sahney has played an important role in developing and promoting good relations with Pakistan”. Smt. Sushma Swaraj complimented Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney for his down to earth approach in his life towards the upliftment of the downtrodden for which he very rightly deserved the award given to him.

nljun08-1Sr. M.S. Gill – Minister for Sports and Youth affairs & Smt. Sushma Swaraj – MP Lok Sabha felicitating Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney with a shield in a function organised by World Punjabi Organisation, on being honoured with the award of Padma Shri by the President of India for his contribution in social field.
Sh. Pankaj Paul-Managing Editor Hindustan Times was also felicitated for his outstanding contribution in the field of Journalism.

Mr. Sahney informed the gathering about numerous projects undertaken by WPO & SUN Group in the past. He also announced that a number of social projects will be undertaken in future. In the end he thanked Waheguru for his blessing on him and his family.

nljun08-2Sh. Pankaj Paul – Managing Editor Hindustan Times being felicitating by Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney, for his outstanding contribution in the field of Journalism.
nljun08-3Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney honoring Smt. Sushma Swaraj with a bouquet.
nljun08-4(L to R) Sr. V.S. Sahney, Sr. Onkar Singh Kanwar, Sr. S.S. Ahluwalia and Smt. Sushma Swaraj having words with each other.

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