Radical Islamic Group Will Hold Dinner to Honor Khatami
On September 8, three days before the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 Islamic terror attacks, the Council on American Islamic Relations will host a dinner for the former president of the world’s worst terror-sponsoring state, Mohammad Khatami, at the Marriott Hotel in Arlington Virginia.
CAIR TO HOST DINNER FOR FORMER PRESIDENT OF IRAN
Khatami to speak on ‘The Dialogue of Civilizations: Five Years After 9/11’
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/24/06) - On Friday, September 8, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will host a dinner for former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami at the Marriott Crystal Gateway in Arlington, Va. The theme of his address at the CAIR dinner will be “The Dialogue of Civilizations: Five Years After 9/11.” Khatami will be in Washington, D.C., to take part in an event at the National Cathedral.
SEE: Former President of Iran Invited to Speak in D.C. (Washington Post)
WHAT: CAIR Hosts Dinner for Former President of Iran
WHEN: Friday, September 8, 2006, 7-9 p.m. (A private reception with President Khatami, including a photo opportunity, will precede the dinner at 6 p.m.)
WHERE: Marriott Crystal Gateway, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Va.
COST: Dinner only: $250 per person; private reception and dinner: $500 per person
CONTACT: RSVP by Tuesday, September 5, 2006, by calling 202-742-6409 or 202-488-8787, ext. 6052, or e-mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
When elected as president of Iran in 1997, Khatami sought increased freedom of the press, political reform and improved inter-cultural relations. He called for a dialogue of civilizations, a proposal taken up by the United Nations.
Previously at LGF:
Iranian Ex-President to Speak at National Cathedral.