YCTA Grand Raffle Gala [Archives:1998/40/Last Page]

October 5 1998

The Yemen Club for Touring & Automobile (YCTA), a member of the Universal Group of Companies hosted a grand raffle gala for its members holding The Club Card, on September 29, 1998 at the Holiday Restaurant at 7pm.
Most of the members and the VIP invitees gathered on time in the garden restaurant. A pleasant atmosphere with flowers, greenery and lights enchanted the place with a warm reception of the Club staff and Universal Managers.
The function started with a brief of club activities by Mr. Abdulbasit Al-Shaibani followed with a welcome speech by Mr. Omar Mohammed Omar, the Vice President of the Club and Chairman of the Universal Group of Companies. Mr. Salai Sheikh Saleem, Business Development Executive of the Club welcomed the guests and explained the concept of The Club Card and future activities of the club.
A musical concert was performed by Yasser Al-Absi along with a light dinner served with the hospitality of the restaurant staff.
The raffle coupons were asked to picked by some of the guests to ensure impartiality.
The prizes were as follows:
1- Mr. Mohammed Ahmed Nassar of Canadian Oxy won the first prize of return air ticket Sanaa – Amman – Sanaa by Royal Jordanian,
2- Mr. Talal Hussein Bin Mahdi from Seioun won the second prize of a return air ticket from Thai Airways, and
3- Mr. Anwar Abdulqawi Al-Sayyadi, a Yemen Times Staff won the third prize from American Airlines ticket for USA – Europe – USA.
Many other prizes like complementary hotel accommodation from Al-Mahweet Hotel, Bilquis Mareb Hotel and Al-Hawta Palace Hotel and clock radios from Philips were distributed.
The function ended with Mr. Saleem expressing his thanks for the guests and YCTA members.