By Andrew Irumba
Hey! did you miss out on the biggest event on Saturday at Resort beach Munyonyo? Well, money magnet Rajiv Ruparelia, son to Uganda’s richest man, Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia’s hosted his Uganda’s ‘A’ class to a sumptuous dinner on their first wedding anniversary.
It may be remembered that last year in August Rajiv Ruparelia and his best half Naiya said ‘I do’ at a colourful function in London and later hosted their guests at Picturesque Country Palace,London.
The invite only event attracted top of Uganda’s crème de la crème in business, politics and entertainment industry.
Among the notable guests included Speaker of Parliament Rt.Hon.Rebecca Kadaga, former Prime Minister John Patrick Amama Mbabazi, Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kahamba Kutesa, Major Gen. (rtd)Jim Muhwezi Katugugu and his wife Susan Muhwezi, businessman Martin Aliker and French Ambassador to Uganda, Stéphanie Rivoal among others.
Rajiv met Naiya, a daughter of wealthy British couple Sudheer and Rita Khagram while they were attending university in London.
Rajiv is the Director of Ruparelia Group that comprises of Victoria University, Speke Resort Munyonyo, Speke Apartment and Crane Management Services among other businesses.
In his speech, Sudhir, who was accompanied by his wife Jyostna Ruparelia thanked his “handsome son” for settling down with Naiya. He also thanked and congratulated him upon their one-year anniversary, asking him to emulate his parents who have been married for over 40 years. Sudhir concluded by thanking guests for turning up in large numbers, noting that it was a sign of love to his family.
Rajiv, who was also accompanied by his dear wife Naiya, thanked the guests for the love. He also thanked his parents for raising him well and giving him the best that he and his siblings needed in life. Follow the pictorial evidence…