News & Pics: Rons Bantwal
Daijiworld Media Network – Mumbai (RD/SB)
Mumbai, Dec 5: Christian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) celebrated pre-Christmas at Hotel Kohinoor Continental’s banquet hall, J B Nagar, Andheri (East), here on Saturday December 4 night.
CCCI youth wing president Dr Richard Pereira led the celebrations, while CCCI president Henry Lobo conveyed Christmas message to the gathering on the occasion.
CCCI founder president Vincent Mathew, vice-presidents John D’Silva, Albert W D’Souza and Antony Sequeira, distributed the prizes to the winners of various competitions.
Henry Lobo in his Christmas message said that it is an occasion to convey the love and brotherhood of humanity. Christmas is celebrated in all over the world to rejoice in the birth of Jesus, saviour of mankind in a manger, who despite being beloved son of Almighty God, chose the simplistic way of life that led him to sufferings on the cross and final triumph on Easter, said Henry Lobo.
Dr Cyprian S, Joseph John D’Almeida, Francis Rasquinha, Arun Gaikwad, Joseph Pereira, Alwyn Rasquinha, Congress leader Walter D’Souza Jerimeri, Bombay Catholic Sabha president Gordon D’Souza, vice president Lawrence D’Souza, Mumbai Pradesh women wing president Janet L D’Souza, Kalina social activist Alice J Therattil were the specially invited guests present.
CCCI directors Lawrence Coelho, John Mathew, William Sequeira, Agnello Rajesh Athaide, Randolph Als, Augustino G Fernandes, legal advisor lawyer Pius Vaz, taxation committee chief Stany Lasrado, capital and investment committee chief Joseph Menezes, overseas tours committee chief Christopher Solomon, M R Varghese and others were present.
Jude Amboli compered the programme.