Johar Faraj Marafie

1876 – 1968


Born in Kuwait in the year 1876 and grew as a close companion of Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem; he was assigned to chair as General Manager to Mohammad Ali Marafie's business concerns and that of the Diwan as well. He meticulously managed the daily feast of Ramadan for the people from all walks of life, a practice that carried out until the demise of Ismael Marafie.


Among the numerous tasks, certain noteworthy functions he successfully handled were: He was the sole to possess the key to the main safe which often contained  hundred of thousands rupees and also that to the Arms Storage. He supervised and scrutinised arms delivery to Sheikh Mubarak during the battle of  Sireef.  Johar was the childhood friend of Shaikh Abdullah Salem.





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