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The Kanoo Group celebrates ramadan 2014 corporate iftar

The Kanoo Group celebrates ramadan 2014 corporate iftar

With the Holy Month of Ramadan for 2014, The Kanoo Group has once again organized its annual corporate Iftar gathering wherein staff members from various divisions shared a banquet meal in JW Marriott Hotel Dubai on 17th July 2014.

Mr. Mishal Kanoo, Deputy Chairman of The Kanoo Group with his son and two daughters, together with Mr. Maurice Ghattas, Group Chief Executive Officer, YBA Kanoo, graced the special get-together.

The corporate Iftar gathering is part of The Kanoo Group's tradition to observe the holy month of Ramadan. It is a meaningful celebration and experience for everyone taking part to gather for a holy prayer to feel the soul and spirit of Ramadan; and then break the fast by water and dates, pray as a group them come back to share a delightful meal to end the period of abstinence (Iftar).

Aside from its religious significance, this event is being celebrated every year to build a stronger relationship and to strengthen team spirit among all employees of The Kanoo Group which implies a vital social meaning.

Ramadan is the most sacred month of the Islamic calendar. It is a time of spiritual reflection, improvement and increased devotion and worship. Muslims are expected to put more effort into following the teachings of Islam. Fasting is also being observed during the holy month of Ramadan. It is intended to help teach Muslims self-discipline, self restraint and generosity. The fast begins at dawn and ends at sunset. Each day before dawn, many Muslims observe pre-fast meal called Suhoor. At sunset, families hasten for the fastbreaking meal known as Iftar.

Over time, Iftar has grown into banquet festivals. It is a time of fellowship with families, friends and surrounding communities. This spirit of celebration has always been practiced by The Kanoo Group throughout the years and has always been a time for goodwill and charity

The marketing team of the Kanoo Group organized this year's corporate Iftar dinner. The occasion was well planned, with excellent venue, service and food, overwhelmed by the sheer variety served at Iftar buffet. The success of the overall event in turn earned a lot of remarkable comments and praises from majority of employees of The Kanoo Group.