BP Diaz Hosts Ramadan Iftar Dinner

Borough President Diaz (c) and Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez (3rd from l) celebrated Ramadan with local Muslim leaders and their families.
Photo by Odette Scofield

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. toasted several local Muslim leaders at his annual Ramadan Iftar Dinner on Thursday, May 31 at the Bronx County Building Veterans’ Memorial Hall. This year’s honorees included Shabbir Ahmed Gul, Bronx Community Council founder and chairman; Hebh Jamal, education advocate and activist; Bourema Niambele, Bronx Borough President’s African Advisory Council coordinator and Islamic Relief USA.

Shabbir Ahmed Gul (l) proudly accepted his citation of merit from Borough President Diaz.
Photo by Odette Scofield

Hebh Jamal (l) graciously accepted her citation from the borough president.
Photo by Odette Scofield

Bourema Niambele (l) was honored by Diaz.
Photo by Odette Scofield

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