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CAIR-SV Hosts Iftar at California State Capitol

CAIR-SV Hosts Iftar at California State Capitol

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 10/21/2005) – On Wednesday, October 19, the Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) and several state assembly members and senators held the 2nd Annual Capitol Ramadan Iftar (fast-breaking) at the California State Capitol.

The iftar, held in the Rotunda Cafeteria, was co-hosted by 10 state senators and assembly members and coordinated by CAIR-SV. It featured the breaking of the fast, the Islamic sunset prayer (maghrib) and remarks by CAIR officials, interfaith leaders, Assemblyman Dave Jones, and representatives of the legislature. Assemblyman Jones and Saeed Ali, Chief of Staff for Senator Richard Alarcon presented CAIR-SV with Legislature Resolution commemorating Ramadan and contributions of the Muslim community to this nation.

CONTACT: CAIR-SV Executive Director, Basim Elkarra, 916-441-6269, e-mail:


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