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US based council keen to foster US-Arab ties

posted on 14/01/2002: 612 views

A US-Arab relationship that is characterised by a reciprocity of respect for American and Arab culture, values, moral principles and religious beliefs, a range of common as well as complementary strategic economic, political, commercial, defence, educational and developmental needs, concerns and interests and a mutuality of benefits, is the vision of the US based National Council on US-Arab Relations, according to its President and CEO Dr. John Duke Anthony. In an interview with the Emirates News Agency (WAM), Dr. Anthony also stressed that there is a genuine, deep rooted and widespread eagerness in the United States among people from all walks of life who want to learn as much as they can about Arabs and Muslims - about Arab and Islamic culture, about Islamic beliefs, values, practices, and institutions - that has never previously existed in quite the same manner and degree before the September 11 attacks in the US. He said that the present time provides an unprecedented opportunity to enhance people's awareness and understanding of Arab and Islamic culture.

The National Council on US-Arab Relations which was founded in 1983, is based in Washington DC. It is a non-profit and non-governmental educational organisation that sponsors cultural exchanges between American and Arab leaders in several walks of life. It has 18 regional, sub-regional and state committee branches throughout the United States. Dr. Anthony said that the National Council's mission is to conduct educational programmes, projects, events, activities aimed at enhancing American awareness of the richness of the Arab culture and heritage, knowledge of the many important and diverse Arab contributions to world civilisation and the contemporary as well as long term importance of the Arab world and its people to the United States and Americans and to a great many other countries and their people as well.

The National Council has also organised and escorted familiarisation and study tours to select Arab countries for more than 200 members of Congress and other senior US foreign policy and defence advisors as well as legislative and communications affairs directors. Since 1986, it has served as the secretariat for 18 American multi-national corporations with interest, investments and other involvement in the economies of the six GCC countries. In association with the corporate committee, the council co-publishes a thrice-weekly GulfWire, an e-mailed newsletter of news, regional voices and perspectives on issues pertaining to the US relationship with the GCC and its member countries. GulfWire is sent free of charge to 3,000 regular subscribers who collectively send it to another 12,000 readers. There is not such publication to be found among any other organisations in either Europe or the US, he added. (The Emirates News Agency, WAM)


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