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Ramzan Ali

Mr. Ramzan Ali, affectionately called Uncle Ram, was born at Charity, Pomeroon River, Guyana. He is the eldest son of Bibi Sobra Khatoon and Roshan Ali. He also has four brothers and three sisters. He spent most of his early years at Charity in the Pomeroon River, Guyana working alongside his father and mother on their farm cultivating rice and other cash crops. He also worked at the local post office for a few years.  In 1971 he migrated to Canada.

In 1974 Uncle Ram married Crusheid Ally and they have 3 beautiful children, Mellissa, Ryan and Shameeza and 2 adorable grandchildren Kayla and Adam.

While in Canada Uncle Ram worked for several major international companies including Control Data, General Electric and Lever Brothers Group of Companies. He worked in Toronto, Montreal and British Columbia, Canada before migrating to Florida, USA with his family.

In Florida, USA he opened a chain of retail furniture stores. A few years later, he expanded the business by venturing into the designing, manufacturing and distribution of furniture in the State of Florida.

During the course of his career, Uncle Ram received many awards for his contributions to the community, including the 2003 Excellence Award for “Excellence in Business by the Florida A & M University”.  He was also presented with the Key to Broward County in October 2014 by Mayor Barbara Sharif.

In 2003 Uncle Ram was appointed to the position of Honorary Consul of Guyana in the State of Florida. He has contributed to countless Guyanese organizations and has hosted numerous events to promote Guyana’s rich and diverse culture.

In addition to his family and social responsibilities, Uncle Ram has a passion for the game of Cricket - a game which he has enjoyed for most of his life and for which he has won many accolades, trophies and competitions.   He has travelled the world competing in this sport and has organized many tournaments for people and organizations who love the game. In short, Uncle Ram has been an exemplary and extraordinary leader to his family, his community, and to the sport of cricket.

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