Activities of 2008

1. Dinner reception in honour of H.E. Mr. Ujjal Dosanjh- MP & Former Minister Canada & Dr. (Ms.) Ruby Dhalla- MP Canada and other visiting members of Parliament from Canada, UK and EU, on Friday 11th January, 2008 at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi.

2. Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney, International President WPO has been awarded Padma Shree Award by the President of India on 26th January 2008.

3. World Punjabi Organisation host a Lunch on 27th January 2008 at Sun Villa.

4. World Punjabi Organisation convention and Gala Baisakhi celebration in Dubai 17th April to 19th April 2008. Delegates from all over the world join this delegation to take part in Baisakhi celebration which was hosted by Sr. Surjit Singh –President WPO Abu Dhabi Chapter.

5. WPO in association with American Center pays tribute to Congressman Dalip Singh Saund. Former Prime Minister of India Sh. I.K. Gujral unveiled the bust of Late Congressman at American Center on Tuesday 6th May, 2008.

6. WPO hosts a Dinner reception in honour of Intl President Sr.V.S. Sahney on being conferred upon with Padma Shri Award by the President of India, on 6th June, 08 at hotel Le-Meridien

7.WPO organise the release of book “Biography of Bhagat Singh” by Prof. M.M. Juneja on 27th Sept 08 at Delhi Gymkhana Club. Dr. M.S. Gill, Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports was the Chief Guest.

8.To commemorate the tercentenary of Gurta Gaddi Diwas of Shri Guru Granth Sahib WPO Presents Shabad Kirtan by Bhai Dya Singh from Australia on 20th October, 08 at Chinmaya Mission, New Delhi.

9.WPO Gala Diwali Dinner held on Sunday 26th October, 2008 at Hotel Le-Meridien Delhi.

10.WPO Celebrate Parkash Utsav of Shri. Guru Nanak Dev Ji as Universal Brotherhood Day on 13th November 2008 at Rashtrapati Bhawan.