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FOURTH OTTAWA CITY HALL IFTAR DINNER - JUNE 23, 2015

Mayor Jim Watson was the Guest of Honour at the 4th Iftar dinner that was held on June 23, 2015  in the Jean Pigott Hall at the Ottawa City Hall. 

Retired Chief Armand La Barge was the emcee for the evening.  The dinner was again well attended by the Diplomatic Corps and Heads of various organizations and institutions  Hon. Yasir Naqvi, Minister of Community Safety and House Leader, Government of Ontario, also attended and was one of the speakers.

The event was supported by His Worship Mayor Jim Watson, Mrs. Tina Sarellas, Regional President, Ontario North and East Region,  RBC Royal Bank, Mr. Charles Coffey,O.C., APMC's Advisory Board Member and TD Bank. 

President Mobeen Khaja welcomed the guests and thanked Mayor Jim Watson, Mrs. Tina Sarellas, Mr. Charles Coffey and TD Bank for their support.  The Mayor said that he is pleased that APMC will continue with this event as an annual one.

Mrs. Tina Sarellas, brought greetings from the Royal Bank of Canada and Mr. Ahmed Al-Hakek did the same on behalf of the TD Bank.  

Some photos from the event.
Mayor Jim Watson Chief (Ret'd) Armand La Barge and Mobeen Khaja
Tina Sarellas, RBC Royal Bank, Mr. Ahmed Al-Hakek,  TD Bank
H. E. Selcuk Unal - Ambassador of Turkey Mr. Abrar Hashmi - Charge d'Affaires for Pakistan
Mr. Richard Sanders - Deputy Chief of Mission US Embassy Mobeen Khaja & Kay Mayfield - Minister-Counselor for Public Affaires US Embassy
Hon. Yaser Naqvi, Mayor Jim Watson & H. E. Unal in the foreground.  Wendy Williams, US Embassy, Chief La Barge, Imam Jebarra, Mobeen Khaja, Imran Hasan
Some guests Some guests