Service to the public at large irrespective of caste, colour etc. is his Motto
- by Subbiah shanmugam
At the social level, he associated closely with the Tamil Nadu Muslim Cultural Association, popularly known as TMCA, Kuwait as its Chief Media Secretary, Treasurer and Vice-President. Also, he is an active member of the Kuwait Tamil Islamic Committee (K-Tic), Majlis Ihya’a Sunnah (MISK) and Quaid-e-Millath Forum (QMF), Kuwait as its Treasurer for two years and as Media Secretary for two years. His main motto is to serve the public at large irrespective of caste, colour etc.
He is well-known globally in Facebook as Kariakal Mohamed Arif Maricar, reaching out to millions with news and events updates, not only in Kuwait but also giving global coverage for the benefit of the concerned persons. Moreover, he is actively involved with various other Associations, as Advisor / Well-wisher and associate with them, in their good community services.
He came to Kuwait in the year 1979 and having wide experience in the field of documentation, labour welfare and administration at various companies like Al-Kulaib International Trading Co., M/s. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, Az-Zour Gas Turbine Power Station Project with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
Then he returned to India in the year 1988 and started Al-Aman Hostel and Al-Aman English School, which were successfully run from 1988 to 1992.
Then He moved to M/s. Merz and Mclellan, Consultant, Ministry of Electricity & Water as a Technical Clerk at Subiya Power Station Project, maintaining incoming and outgoing document transmittals and ensuring comprehensive filing systems at the biggest Power Plant Project in Kuwait, which also involved Data updating, erection and commissioning activities, scheduling work plans etc.,
He got married to Fathima Kani, (D/o. (Late) M.M. Nather Shahib Maricar, son of Muthavalli of Karikkal and Shaik Mohamed Natchiyar) in 1989 and the couple was blessed with two daughters and a son; elder daughter Sahira Banu is married to Mohamed Al-Fahad Maricar, is the son of Amirudeen Maricar of Karaikkal. The second daughter Yousuf Zulaikha is studying in Plus-2 and son Sultan Maricar is studying 9th Standard.
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