December 2014 \ Diaspora News \ Awards and Recognitions

  • Nadeem Tarin

Expatriate Indians in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh have honoured prominent educationist and philanthropist Nadeem Tarin, chairman of the Riyadh-based Delhi Public School (DPS) and Dunes International School-Dammam.

He has been honoured for his valuable contributions to the society, according to an Arab News report.

Tarin, a prominent educator and social worker who has lived and worked in Saudi Arabia for the last 34 years, was conferred an honorary doctorate by the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in October. Speaking on the occasion, Tarin stressed on the importance of education for progressive growth within the community.

Tarin was presented a decorative shawl and ‘Bisht’ by Mir Muzaffar Ali, CEO of Jahan Jewellers. Shahid Siddiqui, another prominent member of the organising committee, presented a memento to Tarin.