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Paul Colaco elected new president of SMKC Dubai

Daijiworld Media Network – Dubai

Dubai, Dec 16: St Mary’s Konkan Community (SMKC) Dubai, the premier association in UAE, held its general body meeting recently and unanimously elected Paul Colaco as the new president for the next two years.

Paul Colaco is a well known personality in the Konkani community of Dubai. He is a good organizer and social worker. He has served in St Mary's Church Dubai as a Eucharist Minister for 6 years.

Pius D'Cruz, another active member, was elected as vice president. Bhaskar G was elected as general secretary and Frenny Fernandes as joint secretary. Elizabeth Noronha continues as the treasurer.

Paul Colaco

Pius D'Cruz and Bhaskar G

Frenny Fernandes and Elizabeth Noronha

The newly elected president Paul Colaco said, "I wish to thank my predecessor, Joe Fernandes, our founder president Noel Mascarenhas and all our dedicated SMKC Dubai members who have unanimously chosen me for this position. The main motto of SMKC Dubai is to ‘Wipe a tear and bring a smile’ and I am sure as done in the past 18 years, we will be able to bring joy and happiness to the downtrodden and a ‘ray of hope’ to the needy.”

Paul thanked all the members for the trust bestowed on him and expressed support for the future upcoming event. The Details of mega event ‘Grand Konkan Showers – 2019’ will be announced shortly.

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  • Noel and Jennifer Mascarenhas, "Khushboo" Urwa Stores, Mangalore

    Tue, Dec 18 2018

    Dear Paul, elected and dedicated SMKC family members,
    Let the light of God shine on this earth through the goods deeds of SMKC family towards the marginalised society of Mangalore and surrounding areas as done during the past 18 years.
    We have been together through all the joys and turmoils of our Association and its light is still shining bright through our SMKC Education Trust Fund placed at Bishop's house and SMKC Medical Trust Fund at St. Anne's Friary, Mangalore. We thank our Dubai Sponsors who have supported us then and even now and laying the trust in our family.
    The beacon of hope and spread of SMILES to academic scholars and aid to sick and needy will never fade away due to roll back of funds from beneficiaries.
    As one family in the past, and as Mother Mary as our patron and role model, let us be together to spread the light and message of Jesus Christ. to all.
    Noel and Jennifer Mascarenhas

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  • Alwyn D Almeida, Mangalore/Dubai

    Mon, Dec 17 2018

    Congratulations and Long life to SMKC Dubai. SMKC have very good history in St.Mary's Church Dubai. Fr.Cypriyans blessings always there for SMKC. Work of St.Marys Church Dubai. All the best Paul and Founder Mr.Noel. God bless SMKC Dubai.

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  • C.G.S.Prabhu, Mangalore

    Mon, Dec 17 2018

    Congratulations and best Wishes to Mr.Paul Colaco, Mr.Pius DCruz,Mr.Bhaskar G. Mrs Frenny Fernandes, Mrs Elizabeth Noronha , the newly elected team of SMKC Dubai.May God bless you all.

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  • Noel D Costa, Dubai/Mangalore

    Mon, Dec 17 2018

    Dear Paul, wishes on your new assignment.......

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  • Felix moras, Angelore

    Mon, Dec 17 2018

    Congratulations paulab. All the best.

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  • Vinod, Bangalore

    Sun, Dec 16 2018

    Congrats and wishing you all the best.

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  • ANNA DCRUZ, Belman/Dubai

    Sun, Dec 16 2018

    Dear Paul and SMKC Members,

    Congratulations and best wishes to the SMKC Members for the Konkan Showers 2019. Wishing you good luck and god's blessings on your future projects to help the needy people in and around Mangalore. "For it is in giving that we receive" - St. Francis of Assisi.

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  • Praveen Sequeira, Dubai

    Sun, Dec 16 2018

    Congratulations Paul Colaco.

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  • Benedict F. Saldanha, Dubai / Fujairah

    Sun, Dec 16 2018

    Congratulations and all the best to Mr. Paul Colaco and team. All of them are known personalities and best performers...may God bless you all!

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  • Antony Agnel Mascarenhs, Puttur/Dubai

    Sun, Dec 16 2018

    Congratulations Paul , Keep up the legacy of SMKC sailing through high spirits, Cheers

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