On Tuesday May 21st, we hosted our 3rd Annual Bipartisan Congressional Iftar and celebrated the relaunch of the Pakistan Caucus on the rooftop of our office overlooking Capitol Hill. We celebrated not only our faith but also what truly makes America great. We celebrated our Constitution and our ability as everyday Americans to worship freely and […]
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(Picture above and to the left) Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and PAKPAC Board Member Umar Farooq, who invited the representative, at the Interfaith Vigil Service for the New Zealand tragedy at the Islamic Cultural Center of Willow Grove Pennsylvania. Following the horrifying attack at Christchurch PAKPAC has been using its congressional influence to ensure that […]
PAKPAC Board Member Dr Farrukh Adhami and Indiana community leaders met with Congressman Jim Banks (R-IN). Congressman Jim Banks sits on the House Armed Services Committee.
PAKPAC President Dr. Jalil Khan and board members Rao Kamran and Arif Mahmood met with Congressman Collin Allred for a productive meeting where they discussed the PAC and US foreign relations. Representative Allred is a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
PAKPAC Board Member Riffat Chughtai and Representative Susan Wild (D-PA) met for a stimulating and candid discussion on US foreign policy. Representative Wild sits on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs along with the subcommittee on Global terrorism.
After a wildly successful year in which PAKPAC supported 15 candidates from both sides of the aisle, last Wednesday’s Biennial Congressional Open House was a huge hit and a great segway into another year of continued advocacy in 2019. On behalf of our national board PAKPAC would like to say thank you to all of […]
During Ramadan, PAKPAC held its 2nd annual Bipartisan Congressional Iftar on the rooftop of our amazing office overlooking Capitol Hill. Being bipartisan, we awarded four Congressional leaders – two from both sides of the aisle. Congressman Joe Wilson (R-South Carolina) a senior member of the Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committees was one of those […]
Zoya Sattar is a sophomore at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland majoring in International Studies. Raised in Oklahoma, Zoya has a passion for Conflict Resolution. Growing up in such a conservative part of the country helped her realize the importance of bipartisan efforts and dialogue in making change happen. She aspires to focus […]
Social media surveillance by the Department of Homeland Security: What you need to know.