Podar Pearl School celebrated their 9th annual day recently at the Al Meshaf Campus. The chief guest was Dr Jabr al-Noaimi, chairman, Newton School. Fatima Sultan al-Kuwari, chief human resources officer, Ooredoo Group, was the guest of honour. The school patron was represented by Sheikh Jabor Hassan al-Thani.
The celebration commenced with the recitation of verses from the Holy Qur'an, followed by a welcome address by the president Sam Mathew. Dr al-Noaimi gave an inspiring speech, highlighting how India has always been a symbol of unity in diversity. He highlighted that one should always imbibe the values of non-violence and peace set forth by Mahatma Gandhi. Fatima al-Kuwari spoke about how one must forge their career aspirations with passion while choosing their path in life.
Class X CBSE high achievers were felicitated by the guests. Awards were presented to students for achievement in various inter-school and international competitions. The annual magazine Panorama 2022 was released by the chief guest in presence of members of the management. Charity Week- Qatar conferred Podar Pearl School with the 'Hidden Gem Award' for being a top contributor to their campaign to support ‘Education Above All’.
The cultural events started with a video by the staff and students celebrating FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The choir presented a song titled “This time for Qatar” and children danced to the FIFA Qatar anthem Hayya Hayya. The senior students took the audience on a historical journey into the evolution of modern India through various dance dramas.