- Organise a dream wedding for 11 underprivileged couples in Aluva
Kochi – India: July 8th, 2012 – Xpress Money, one of the fastest growing global money transfer brands and Aluva Residents’ Overseas Malayalees’ Association (AROMA UAE) orgainsed the “1st Xpress Money – AROMA UAE Community Marriage” for eleven underprivileged women and men in Kerala. The wedding ceremony was hosted on July 8, 2012 at the ALUVA municipal town hall, Aluva Ernakulum dist. Kerala.
The fortunate couples tied the knot in the presence of Honorable Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Mr. Vayalar Ravi, who inaugurated the function and felicitated the couples with garlands. Mr. Vinesh Nair, Vice President, Global Marketing & Communications, Xpress Money business, Mr.Valayar Ravi, Mr. V.S. Achuthanadan (Hon. Opposition Leader, Kerala), Mr. V.K.Ibrahim Kunju (Hon. Minister for Public Works, Kerala) , Mr. K.P Dhanaplan MP, Mr. P.Rajeev MP, Mr. Anwar Sadath MLA & amongst numerous other government officials, businessmen and renowned personalities graced the ceremony with their presence.
The 11 couples were sanctified in holy matrimony with the blessings of the dignitaries present, for continued love and companionship in years to come by performing a traditional ‘taali’ tying ritual. Xpress Money, the Main Sponsor and AROMA UAE provided the couples with provided ‘taalis’ (mangalsutras) and ‘mettis’ (toe-ring) to culminate the wedding rituals. In addition, the brides were gifted saree for the wedding, 80 grams gold and INR 50,000; and the grooms were gifted traditional Kerala groom attire (Silk shirt and white dhoti) by Xpress Money & AROMA UAE.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vinesh Nair, Vice President, Global Marketing & Communications, Xpress Money said “We are pleased to join hands with AROMA UAE for this social initiative of organising ‘a dream wedding’ for the lesser privileged and thereby helping them in securing their future. The community marriage transcends the barriers of caste and creed and aids in developing a unified society”
About Xpress Money:
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