Interfaith Dinner for N.C. Muslims, Christians, and Public Officials

July 9, 2003

Source: CAIR

On July 9, 2003 CAIR issued a press release stating that "on Friday, July 11, Muslims, Christians and public officials in Charlotte, N.C., will gather for an interfaith dinner designed to promote tolerance among people of all faiths and to counter planned protests at local mosques by an extremist group... 'The goal of this interfaith event is to acknowledge and welcome the diversity present in Charlotte, and to forge positive relationships with members of the local community,' said Zahid Tajik, president of the Islamic Society of Greater Charlotte (ISGC). The dinner is hosted by the ISGC and co-sponsored by the Masjid Ash-Shaheed, the Islamic Center of Charlotte and Muslim Women of the Carolinas."