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AABC Meets with Ambassador Schimierer

AABC Meets with Ambassador Schimierer

Hayat Washington – Vienna, Virginia

Members and guests of the Arab American Business Council of Washington DC (AABC-DC) met at the end of April at Levant Restaurant in Vienna, Virginia. They hosted guest speaker Ambassador Richard Schmierer, former Ambassador to Sultant of Oman and President of the Middle East Policy Council.

This meeting was part of AABC-DC’s regular monthly networking meeting. Ambassador Schmierer gave a presentation about his diplomatic career as an ambassador of the United States to Oman. He also offered an overview of the Middle East Policy Council’s services such as the educational programs to public school students, the quarterly publication and conferences it hold to educate policy makers.

The presentation was followed by a Questions and Answers session about the Council’s services. Then members and guests of AABC engaged in discussing AABC’s programs and activities to help local Arab American Business in the area over dinner.

The meeting concluded with an open session of networking between the members to strengthen and expand business exchange.