The Embassy of Pakistan today hosted an Iftar dinner in the honour of the officials in various departments of the US administration including the State, Defence, USAID, US Trade Representative and the National Security Council. Staffers from the Hill also attended the event.
Followed by yesterday’s Iftar for the interfaith community, this gathering with officials and staffers in the US government was the first occasion of its kind held at the Embassy that offered an opportunity to the Embassy officers and their spouses to reach out to the broader Muslim community making significant contribution in the US system.
Welcoming the guests on the occasion, Chargé d’ Affaires Dr. Asad M. Khan thanked the officials and staffers and their spouses for coming to the Embassy and joining its officers in celebrating the month of Ramadan and sharing its blessings together.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee also graced the occasion and appreciated the Embassy’s efforts to reach out to the officials in the US system. She conveyed the greetings and well wishes of the US Congress and expressed the hope for improved and robust ties between the US and Pakistan.
July 31, 2013