FIFTH OTTAWA CITY
HALL IFTAR DINNER - JUNE 13, 2016
Mayor Jim Watson
was the Guest of Honour at the fifth Iftar dinner that was held on June
13, 2016 in the Jean Pigott Hall
at the Ottawa City Hall. However, he could not attend because
of passing away of his father a day earlier.
Vicki Heyman, wife of U.S.A.'s Ambassador to Canada was the Keynote
Speaker. She said that this was the first Iftar dinner she was ever
invited to and attended. She was delighted to be presented with
Sandulak's bear. Both she and Ambassador Heyman stayed for the whole
evening and everyone had a chance to speak with them. Her speech was
very touching and you can read it by clicking
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.
event was supported by His
Worship Mayor Jim Watson, Mrs. Tina Sarellas, Regional President, Ontario
North and East Region,
TD Bank and Goldy Hyder, President and CEO of Hill + Knowlton Strategies.
Mobeen Khaja welcomed the guests and thanked Mayor Jim Watson, and
the sponsors for their ongoing support.
brought greetings from the Royal Bank of Canada, Mr. Ahmed Al-hakak
for TD Bank and Mr. Goldy Hyder for Hill + Knowlton Strategies.
Some photos from the event.
|H.E. Bruce Heyman with Tina Sarellas and Anika Reza
||H.E. Bruce Heyman with James Malizia, Asst.
|Craig Kennedy RCMP singing the National Anthems for
Canada and USA
||Yumna Siddiqi, APMC General Secretary, speaking about
|Mrs.Vicki Heyman delivering her Keynote Address
||APMC Board and Executive members presenting gift to
|Mrs. Vicki Heyman and Tina Sarellas at the sumptuous
||Tina Sarellas and her team from RBC