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FL: CAIR Chair Discusses Political Participation


CAIR Board Chairman Parvez Ahmed today participated in a Florida panel discussion on “Minority Participation in US Elections” sponsored by the Office of International Visitors, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

Other Panelists Included:

* Mr. Jamal Jubran – 2006 President, American Federation of Ramallah Palestine
* Dr. Henry Thomas – Associate Professor and Exec. Director of Florida Center for Public and International Policy
* Mr. Pete Jackson – Executive Administrator, Office of Faith and Community Based Partnerships
* Mr. Marc Mayo – OneJax Board of Directors and Attorney for Rogers Towers PA.
* Ms. Bobbie O’Connor – OneJax Executive Director

International visitors attending the discussion included:

* Dr. Abderrezak Dahdouh, Member of Parliament, FLN Party (National Liberation Front), Annaba, Algeria
* Ms. Nadia Bouali, Journalist, French language daily newspaper, ‘Liberte,’ Algiers, Algeria
* Mr. Khalil Ibrahim, Journalist, Al Ahram Organization, Egypt
* Mr. Salah El Din Hussein Soliman Abdel Khalek, Chairman, El Nakib Center for Training and Democracy Support, Egypt
* Ms. Aisha S. F. R. Alqarawi, General Manager and Political Journalist and Analyst, Kuwait
* Dr. Ahmed Touhami, President (Mayor), Urban Commune, Fnideq, Morocco
* Mr. Rashid Said Al Harrasi, Member, Majlis Ash-Shura, Oman
* Mr. Saif Mubarak Al Rahbi, Member, Committee for Services and Development of Local Communities, Majlis Ash-Shura, Oman
* Ms. Sahla Rabiah Al-Hareb, Secretary, Public Relations Department, Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Qatar
* Mr. Hussien Mohammed A Ghtany, Political Editor at Al Riyadh Newspaper’s Jeddah Branch, Saudi Arabia
* Mr. Nabil Dolmaya, Teacher, Computer and Graphics, Institute of Afaq for Computers, Hassake, Syria


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