CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, today attended a private reception for Somali President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed at DePaul University. The event was hosted by the Univeristy in advance of the Somali President’s speech at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
The Dean of DePaul University’s Law School and Distinguished Professor of Law Cherif Bassiouni greeted the President’s entourage. About 20 academics and civic leaders were in attendance.
President Ahmed thanked the University and expressed hope that it would help Somalia charter a brighter future in terms of educational and humanitarian opportunities.