The 4th celebration
was held on Monday, December 7, 2009. A special award was presented to Nazem Kadri, an exceptional ice hockey player who
lives in London, Ontario, and may soon be playing in the NHL - National Hockey
League.. He played for the Kitchener Rangers from 2006
till 2008 and has been playing for the London Knights since then. He
was Toronto Maple Leaf's 1st Round Selection and was placed 7th in the National
Hockey League Draft
in Montreal, Quebec, in June 2009.
was presented with Sandulak's
bear sculpture and a plaque
celebrate and recognize his "remarkable achievement in the field of Ice
Hockey, our National Sport". Mr.
Bob Delaney, M.P.P., Mississauga-Streetsville, and Parliamentary Assistant to the
Minister of Tourism, also presented Nazem with a Certificate in recognition of
Hall was the emcee as she has been in the past. The celebrations were held in
the Rotunda. Dilshaan Panjwani led the National Anthem.
President, presenting the plaque and gift to Nazem Kadri
Councillor Suzan Hall, Bob Delaney, MPP, Nazem Kadri,
and M.P.P.s Khalil Ramal and Reza Moridi
Some invited guests
and members ( L-R) Imam Arif Desai, Mr. Najmul Siddiqui,
Mr. Mashkoor Hasan & Mr. Mustafa Levent Bilgen,
Consul General for Turkey.l
guests who attended during the singing of the National