Georgetown 18th July 2009: The Central Islamic Organization of Guyana (CIOG) commemorated its 30th year of operations with a Cultural Evening held at the International Convention Centre. Qari Syed Ali Sadaqaat of Pakistan recited verses of the Qur’an. Sheik Ibrahim Habash of Orlando delivered a lecture on Israa and Meeraj of The Prophet Muhammad (s). His Excellency President Bharat Jagdeo attended the function and commended the CIOG on its humanitarian work in Guyana over its first 30 years. Mr.Donald Ramoutar, General Sectretary of The PPP delivered a lecture on the situation in Palestine and the suffering of the Palestinain people. Qari Sadaqat also sang some beautiful hamds and naats.