As Mayor and on behalf of the city of Chicago, it is my pleasure to welcome everyone attending the international Mushaira, an urdupoetry session, hosted by the Aligarh University Alumni Association of Greator Chicago (AMUAA-GC).
Founded in 1986, AMUAA-GC is a non-profit, non-partisan and secular organization bringing together alumni of Aligarh University through various educational, social and cultural activities. Aligarh University, established in 1920, is one of the premier universities od India. Aligarh alumni have gone on to make numerous contributions to the growth and development of our city and helped to make Chicago a better place to live, work and raise families.
I commend Aligarh University Alumni Association of Greator Chicago for organizing this event and offer my best wishes for continued success. May you allhave an enjoyable and memorable event.
RICHARD M. DALEY MAYOR, Chicago