Singapore Sindhi Association

International Sindhi Sammelan 2007

The 14th International Sindhi Sammelan was held in Singapore from 27th – 29th of July 2007.
The main sponsors were Coutts Bank and Kewalram Group.
Its theme was “Striving to Stay Connected”
Over 900 delegates from 35 countries attended.
Mr Murli Chanrai, Mr Bhagwandas Melwani & Swami Swaroopananda of the Chinmaya Mission were honoured with Service to Community Awards.
It was the first time that the Head of State President Mr S.R. Nathan, attended a Sindhi event when he opened the Sammelan.
Many distinguished guests including Deputy Prime Minister Prof. S. Jayakumar, also graced the opening session Leader of Opposition in India Mr L.K Advani flew in from Delhi specially to address the Sammelan.
Prof. Kishore Mahbubani (Dean of the LKY School of Public Policy) gave the key note address.
Accolades for our Sammelan Chairman, the then President of the SSA Mr Deepak Gurnani and his organising committee were received from all the delegates.