Shahid Afridi Charity Event in Dubai
Over 200 people attended the first fundraiser of the Shahid Afridi Foundation in Dubai on Monday evening. Pakistan’s former cricket captain Shahid Afridi was present at the scintillating evening and he spoke about the creativities that his charity foundation has taken up in the rural areas of Pakistan.
This was the first fundraiser of Shaid Afridi Foundation – a charity and welfare organization established by Pakistan’s former cricket captain Shahid Afridi. He was present there himself at the star-studded evening and spoke about the edges that his charity foundation has taken up in the rural areas of Pakistan.
Renowned television personalities of Pakistan were also present and amused the crowd with their witty humor and captivating sarcasm. Actors Wiqar Ali Khan and Ali Safina hosted the evening. “It’s heartbreaking to see my countrymen suffer due to an inattention of the authorities so I decided to set up my own foundation that would help in facilitating the underprivileged and the less fortunate” said Afridi.
The non- profit association that emphases on supplying clean water facilities in the far lobbed areas of Thar in Sindh whereas also providing state of the art health facilities in remote areas of Kohat in Peshawar.
Numerous cricketing articles of the legendary all-rounder “BOOM BOOM AFRIDI” were put up on auction with the highest bidder walking away with it and getting it autographed by the legend at the spot. The list comprised his bat, two balls, a cap, helmet, shirt and a distinctive one was a dinner for two with the star which got fetched at Dhs60,000 whereas his bat picked up Dhs70,000; the highest of the night. The event was held in association with the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities (IACAD).