Events

 

 

The Bahrain American Council Advisory Board met together to discuss the mission, vision,

and strategy going forward for the BAC.  Members of the Advisory Council are Dr. Michael Czinkota,

Ambassador Richard Carlson, Dr. Khalafalla, Matthew Freedman, John Eddy, Al Jackson, and

Tom Pitcher.

 

 

 

 

 

BAC met with Congresswoman Marsha Fudge to discuss Bahrain and her office, and various

cultural programs that the groups will be doing together.

 

 

 

 

Meeting with Senator Mike Lee and Dr. Khalafalla to brief Sen. Lee about the situation in 

Bahrain.  Senator Lee serves as part of the Foreign Relations Committee.

 

 

 

 

 

US Congressional Delegation Visit to Bahrain

 

Congressman Dan Burton and Dr. Samia Burton were invited to speak at the University of

Bahrain by President Janahi, President of the University.  The Congressman addressed the

importance of Bahrain to the United States and the world and the important reform taking place

under the leadership of the government.

 

  

                Congressman Dan Burton, Dr. Samia Burton                             President Janahi, Congressman Burton, Dr Burton, Dr. Khalafalla                                      

                                                                                          

                       

                                             Students of University of Bahrain with                                                      Dr. Khalafalla addresses University students

                                        Congressman Burton, Dr. Burton, Dr Khalafalla

 

During the visit, Congressman Burton and Dr. Burton also visited with members of the US Navy

Fifth Fleet and the Ambassador and other diplomats of the US Embassy in Bahrain.

 

  

Admiral Mark I Fox, Commander of Fifth Fleet       Ambassador and diplomates of US Embassy              Congresswoman Marsha Fudge

in Bahrain, with Dr. Khalafalla at Headquarters      in Bahrain with Congressman Burton, Dr. Burton,                     and Dr. Khalafalla

                       of the Fifth Fleet                                                      and Dr. Khalafalla   

   

                          

 

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Meeting with The Heritage Foundation to discuss the Middle East Arab Spring.

 

   

                          

 

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Meeting with Congressman Dan Burton on Capitol Hill in preparation for Congressman Burton's

speech to the University of Bahrain in April

   

                                     

                                             Dr. Khalafalla meeting with Congressman and Dr. Burton             Dr. Khalafalla, Mrs. Khalafalla, Dr. Burton, Congressman Burton

                                       

 

                                                               

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Native American Reception with members of Congress on Capitol Hill

 

   

                                        Photo with Representative Tom Cole

 

 

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The Embassy of Saudi Arabia hosted a reception where the Middle East Institute unveiled their new website.  

The event was attended by several dignitaries and distinguished guests, including representatives from the

embassies of several Middle Eastern countries.

 

Photos of the event forthcoming.

 

To read about the event, please visit Middle East Institute.

 

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Photo of Deputy Secretary of State Burns and H.E. Ambassador Lakhdar Brahimi, the former Alegrian Foreign minister and the UN
Special envoy. And photo of H.E Ambassador Houda Nono, the Bahrain's Ambassador to the US.

 

 

The Bahrain American Council was the gold sponsor for the 65th Annual Conference for the Middle East Institute.

 

>> Event Link

 

 

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Congressman Faleomavaega addresses forum on Oct 18 at the Alumni Club, Bahrain. This event was
hosted by BAC, Bahrain Journalists Association, and Bahrain University.

 

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His Majesty Hamid bin Issa Al Khalifa greets visiting U.S. Members of Congress and Dr. Al Khalafalla,
President of the Bahrain American Council at the Safriya Palace, on October 16, 2011.

 

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BAC Honours US Delegation

 

The Bahrain American Council (BAC) hosted a dinner last night at the Gulf Hotel to honour a visiting
delegation of US House of Representatives
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Photo of Congressman Burton and Al Khalafalla.

 

Congressman Dan Burton meets with Al Khalafalla and Bahrain delegation.

 

 

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Photo: Congressman Eni Faleomavaega, Mohammad Abdel Ghaffar – Advisor to the King of Bahrain, and the Bahrain American Council.

 

Congressman Eni Faleomavaega receives Mohammad Abdel Ghaffar – Advisor to the King of Bahrain,
and the BAC.