Kuwait City: Welfare Kerala Kuwait, an NRI organization, has elected new office bearers for the period 2017-2019. Khaleelu Rahman was re-elected President.
Shoukath Valanchery, Khaleelu Rahman, Majeed Nerikkodan, Vinod Perera
Vinod Pereraand Majeed Nerikkodan (Gen. Secretaries) Shoukath Valancheri (Treasurer), Mini Venugopal, Raseena Mohiudheen, AniyanKunju, Krishna Das, (Vice presidents), Siby Thomas, Praveen Ramachandran, Simi Akbar and Girishwayanad, (Secretaries) and Anwar Sadat (Asst. Treasurer) are the other office bearers.
The elected conveners and their respective portfolios are K. Abdul Rahman (Members' welfare ) Ahmed Abdurafeeq(Arts & cultural), Anwar Sayeed (Public Relation) JaseelChengalan (Press and Media) Anwar Shaji (Social welfare), Layik Ahmed (Relief and Public welfare), Baby Sabeena (Secretary Public welfare) Warda Anwar and Rasheed Khan (Asst. Public Welfare), Manju Mohan (Ladies welfare) ReenaBlessan (Asst. Ladies welfare), Moidu K. (Learning and development) Safwan K.A. (Sports), SirajSrambikal(Pravasi Rehabilitation).
Earlier 79 members were elected to the central council from the 4 zones; Abbasiya, Fahaheel, Farwaniya and Salmiya and from this CC members 27 member Working committee along with the wing leaders were elected. The election was supervised by K. A. Shafeeq the State Secretary of Welfare party of India, Kerala.