Four members of Congress to speak at SAPAC’s Second Anniversary Banquet Dinner Washington, D.C., Sept. 13, 2011 Congressman Brad Sherman and Congressman Dan Burton, co-chairs of the Congressional Sindh Caucus, Congressman Adam Schiff, first member of the Congressional Sindh Caucus, and Senator Robert Menendez will be special guest speakers at the Sindhi American Political Action Committee (SAPAC) Second Anniversary Banquet Dinner, dedicated to victims of the 2011 floods in Sindh, at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington D.C. at 7:00 P.M. on October 13, 2011. Other special guest speakers will include Dr. Gul Agha, professor at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, and Dr. Harold Gould, visiting scholar at the Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Virginia.
SAPAC’s Second Anniversary Banquet Dinner will bring Sindhi Americans throughout the nation together to discuss topics relating to Sindhi Americans and issues within the Sindh region. Topics will include the state of U.S. relations with Pakistan, countering militancy through indigenous Sufi beliefs, Sindhi language programming on the Voice of America, Advancement of Women’s health and education in Sindh, Protecting religious minorities from state persecution and terrorism, recent flooding in Sindh, and the history, journey and present status of African Sindhis.
Dinner for the event is $75 per guest with all proceeds going directly to SAPAC and its continuing efforts on behalf of advancing the cause of Sindhis. If interested in attending, please RSVP by September 19th to Mr. Munawar Laghari, SAPAC Executive Director, by phone at (202) 496-5300 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited.
Federal Law requires that all contributions to SAPAC must be from United States citizens or permanent residents only. Contributions from Federal Employees are strictly prohibited. We cannot accept corporate or business checks.
About SAPAC: The Sindhi American Political Action Committee (SAPAC) is a FEC registered bi-partisan political action committee. SAPAC works to bridge the gap between Sindhi Americans and their concerns for their homeland of Sindh, and leading individuals responsible for U.S. Foreign Policy. SAPAC works within the U.S. legislative system to ensure that the needs of the Sindh are reflected in the U.S. – PK relationship. For more information visit us at www.sindhpac.org.
About Congressman Sherman: Congressman Brad Sherman represents the 27th District of California in the United States House of Representatives. For more information visit http://bradsherman.house.gov/.
About Congressman Burton: Congressman Dan Burton represents the 5th District of Indiana in the United States House of Representatives. For more information visit http://burton.house.gov/.
About Congressman Schiff: Congressman Adam Schiff represents the 29th District of California in the United States House of Representatives. For more information visit http://schiff.house.gov/index.html.
About Senator Menendez: Senator Robert Menendez represents the state
of New Jersey in the United States Senate. For more information visit