CAIR Director Nihad Awad Meets with Jordan's King Abdullah in D.C.

CAIR-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/10/14) -- The national executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) met today with King Abdullah II of Jordan in Washington, D.C.

The meeting was part of the Jordanian leader's outreach to representatives of Arab-American and American Muslim organizations.

During his visit to the United States, King Abdullah is also meeting with President Obama and senior American officials.

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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