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2010 Press Releases

Iftar Dinner

August 25, 2010
group eating dinner

ChargĀ“dĀ“Afaires a.i. Sam Watson (center right) sits down to dinner with members of the Muslim community in Iceland.

On August 25, 2010, Chargé d´Affaire a.i. hosted an Iftar dinner for representatives of the Muslim community as well as representatives of other religious organizations in Iceland.  The 35 guest dined on traditional Moroccan and Pakistani dishes.  The dinner began with the traditional breaking of the fast with milk and dates at sun down.  The goals of the Iftar dinner were build on the long standing relationship with the Muslim community in Iceland and to promote multiculturalism and tolerance.