SANA is proud to announce its
34th Annual Convention in Washington D.C.
from 6th July to 9th July 2018.

Use Following link for Hotel reservation
(Marriott Hotel is Fully booked, we are working on alternative)

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Hotel Address: 5701 Marinelli Rd, Rockville, MD 20852

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SCHEDULE (Tentative)

ID Session Start Time End Time Featuring
Friday July 06, 2018
1 Sindh – Knowledge-based society – Interactive 11:00 15:00 Dr. Mithal Vakassi
2 Membership Registration 16:00 21:00 LOC and SANA Volunteers
3 Youth Registration 18:00 21:00 LOC and SANA Volunteers
4 SANA EC/LOC Meeting 18:00 19:00 Khalid Memon
5 Informal Dinner 19:00 21:00 Hafeez Abbasi,Imran, Nasrullah, Sanaullah, Jabbar
6 Youth Program 20:00 21:00 Komal Bhutto
7 Youth Icebreakers 21:00 21:30 Komal Bhutto
8 Women Program 21:00 22:00 LOC Women
9 Youth Game 21:30 22:00 Youth
10 Music and Fun 22:00 01:00 Zamin Ali, Marval, Local Band
Saturday July 07, 2018
11 Breakfast 07:00 09:00 Hotel Provided, only for room Registered Guest
12 Membership Registration 07:00 12:00 LOC and SANA Volunteers
13 Youth Tour 09:00 16:00 Youth DC Tour
14 SITCO 09:30 09:45 Shakil Abro
15 TBD 09:45 10:00 Ishtiaque Ansari
16 Thar Coal 10:00 11:00 Shamsuddin Shaikh and Naseer Memon
17 Sindh, the land of art and poetry 11:00 12:30 Abdul Ghaffar Tabassum, Emily Hauze, Jami Chandio,
Dr. Mithal Vakassi, Prof. Adal Soomro,
Prof. Ayaz Gul and Prof. Saleem Memon
18 Lunch 12:30 13:30 Hafeez Abbasi, Imran, Nasrullah, Sanaullah, Jabbar
19 Media Session Sindh, SANA and news media 13:30 14:30 Zakir Bullo
20 Sorrows of Sindh: Issue of Missing Persons 14:30 15:00 Aziz Narejo, Irshad Abbasi, Zakir Bullo
21 Sorrows of Sindh: Scarcity of Water 15:00 15:30 Ahmer Nadeem Memon, Ishtiaq Ansari
22 SANA and Computing 15:30 16:00 Majid Bhurgari
23 keynote Speech – The Idea of Pakistan –
What Was It In 1947 And What Should It Be Now?
16:00 17:00 Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy
24 Break 17:00 19:00
25 Dinner 19:00 21:00 Hafeez Abbasi, Imran, Nasrullah, Sanaullah, Jabbar
26 Youth Skit 21:00 21:30 Youth
27 Music 21:30 01:00 Tufail Sanjrani, Marwal, Jinsar
Sunday July 08, 2018
28 Breakfast 07:00 09:00 Hotel Provided only for room Registered Guest
29 Medical Seminar 09:00 11:00 Dr Abbasi
30 Sindh Hope 
(Akhwat NJV Hostil, Schoool and SSS Project)
11:00 11:20 Nazir Tunio
31 Bilqees and Razia Trust 11:20 11:40 Sultan Laghari
32 FAME 11:40 12:00 Zafar Agha
33 Lunch 12:00 13:00 Hafeez Abbasi, Imran, Nasrullah, Sanaullah, Jabbar
34 SSDP / Model Village Project by 13:00 13:30 Dr Ghulam Qadir Mallah / Ali Hasan Bhutto
35 Keynote – Sindh – What then must we do? 13:30 14:30 Shahab Usto
36 SANA -Vision 2028 14:30 15:30 Various Speakers
37 General Body 15:30 17:30 Khalid Memon
38 Membership Registration 18:00 19:00 LOC and SANA Volunteers
39 Break 17:30 19:00
40 Transforming Thar – Documentary by Thar Coal 19:00 19:15 Thar Progress
41 Award Presentation 19:15 19:30 Various Awards presents
42 Annual Banquet 19:00 21:00 Hafeez Abbasi, Imran, Nasrullah, Sanaullah, Jabbar
43 Music 21:00 02:00 Saif Samejo (The Sketches group), Tufail Sanjrani
44 Music Program Registration 22:00 22:30 LOC and SANA Volunteers
45 Youth Banquet 22:00 23:30 Youth Activities in Separate Hall
Monday July 09, 2018
46 Breakfast 07:00 09:00 Hotel Provided only for room Registered Guest
47 Convention Ends.


Hotel Map for check-in location and metro location

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If you are Riding Metro

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Washington DC Metro system is color coded, each train is named with color and all trains touches each other at some metro station.

Fare info:
from Ronald Reagan National Airport to White flint is : Peak time $6.00 — Off Peak $3.85
from Dulles International (Reston metro Station) to White flint is : Peak time $6.00 — Off Peak $3.85

You will need SMARTTRIP for travelling on metro, which you can get from vending machine at metro station, that can be refilled later from any metro station.
For complete details, please watch this video :


Metro riders please look for METRO CENTER station for Red line train going towards “Shady Grove” and hotel is at White Flint Metro station, which is across the street from hotel.
If you are coming from Regan National Airport (use Blue Line going toward METRO CENTER) or from Dulles Internaltion Airport (use Silver line) you need to change train (Red Line) at Metro Center going toward “Shady Grove”; Leave metro on White Flint metro station and across the road is Bethesda North Marriott Hotel.

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From Dulles International Airport to SANA Hotel

From BWI Internaltion Airport to SANA Hotel

From Union Train station to SANA Hotel

Keep visiting this page for
Updates about 34th annual Convention Washington D.C.

2017-11-12: Hotel Finalized Bethesda North Marriott Hotel
2017-09-30: Dr Abbasi Provided details to EC

2017-09-24: Convention Theme decided to “SANA-Vision 2028”
Dr Abbassi visited Hotels and received quotes.

2017-07-27: Initial community meeting scheduled: Aug 12th, 2017 Mehran Restaurant, Springfield VA.

2017-07-24: Convention Dates and Location decided: Jul 6th – Jul 9th in Washington D.C.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]