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Friday, August 22, 2014

Annual Eid (Bayram) Lunch 2014

Rumi Forum organized a lunch in celebration of the Eid on August 4, 2014. Distinguished guests from think tanks, academia, media, government and embassies attended the program. 


 Ambassador David Newton and Ambassador Asif Chaudry talked about the importance of celebrating together. Rumi Forum organized more than 45 iftar dinners and the first suhoor (early breakfast) program in Washington DC  during the month of Ramadan (July 2014). The Eid lunch was the last program of Ramadan signifying the importance of friendship, dialog and cooperating towards the common good. The event marked the first of annual Eid lunch series of the Rumi Forum. 

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