Yousef Al Otaiba, the UAE Ambassador to United States held an Iftar banquet at
the Embassy building to mark the holy month of Ramadan, which was attended by
over 300 people including members of the Embassy and the UAE students studying
in American educational institutions and the UAE patients who came for
treatment in the United States, along with the Embassy staff and their
Holding the Ramadan Iftar
by the Embassy of the State is considered an opportunity to do good, and to
reunite families and friends under the rites of religion that calls for
tolerance and sublimation of minor sins and human coexistence in peace and
security and the dignity of mankind.
Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, said that Ramadan is an occasion to remember the
needy and helping them out, noting the beautiful heritage established by the founder
Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, to consolidate charity & humanitarian
work for the happiness of people everywhere.
The Emirati students
studying in the United States and students offered scholarships by the Ministry
of Higher Education and Scientific Research, are ambassadors for their country and
reflect the culture of the State and the cultural level of the State reached through
the efforts of its leadership, through their participation in exhibitions and events, Emirati
citizens and students expressed their appreciation for the State for the provided
services and support to continue their journey in comfort, and deep
appreciation and gratitude to his Excellency the Ambassador for his kind
invitation and care provided to them by the Embassy in Washington, at the end
of the Iftar commemorative photos were taken for the Ambassador with Emirati
patients and students.
The recent opening
of the first UAE Consulate in Los Angeles as the first Consulate in the United
States, which represents a step further in the UAE-US relations, and the city
of Los Angeles is an ideal location for the Consulate, especially if we bear in
mind the many similarities between the UAE and California including diversity
and the concept of economic projects and innovation excellence.
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