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The Effect of Modern Media and the Spread of Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa - a lecture by Sheikh Fahad Al Salem Al Ali Al Sabah


30 Mar 7:30pm-1am
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Sheikh Fahad Al Salem Al Ali Al Sabah is now President of the Center for Dialogue Among Civilizations, President of the Federation of Arab Private Channels, Founding President of the City of Media, Owner of "the future" (newspaper in Kuwait), and owner of a TV news channel broadcast in Kuwait. You are invited to attend his lecture addressing the effect of modern media on the spread of freedom in the Middle East and North Africa.

Sheikh Fahad, a humanitarian who believes in and actively pursues the development of Arab citizens rights, has held several high-ranking positions after being taken prisoner of war by Iraq from November 1990 until his release in June 1991.

He was elected to the Board of Directors of the Commercial Bank of Kuwait where he held two positions: Chairman of the Hiring Committee and Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee. He then moved to the National Guard and held several positions including Assistant Undersecretary for Information Technology and Services. During his tenure he created and executed several initiatives including a computer literacy program and the establishment of the fiber optic infrastructure for the National Guard.

After being awarded the Directorship of the Public Authority of Agriculture Affairs and Fisheries, a ministerial position, by a Decree from the Ruling Prince of Kuwait, Sheikh Fahad reorganized the administrative structure by sending employees on training missions, establishing modern testing laboratories and entering into agricultural agreements with several countries to support the needs of both countries.

Riggs Library, Healy Hall

Georgetown University , 37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20007

Add to Calendar 2011-03-30 19:30 2011-03-30 01:00 America/New_York The Effect of Modern Media and the Spread of Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa - a lecture by Sheikh Fahad Al Salem Al Ali Al Sabah Sheikh Fahad Al Salem Al Ali Al Sabah is now President of the Center for Dialogue Among Civilizations, President of the Federation of Arab Private Channels, Founding President of the City of Media, Owner of "the future" (newspaper in Kuwait), and owner of a TV news channel broadcast in Kuwait. You are invited to attend his lecture addressing the effect of modern media on the spread of freedom in the Middle East and North Africa. Sheikh Fahad, a humanitarian who believes in and actively pursues the development of Arab citizens rights, has held several high-ranking positions after being taken prisoner of war by Iraq from November 1990 until his release in June 1991. He was elected to the Board of Directors of the Commercial Bank of Kuwait where he held two positions: Chairman of the Hiring Committee and Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee. He then moved to the National Guard and held several positions including Assistant Undersecretary for Information Technology and Services. During his tenure he created and executed several initiatives including a computer literacy program and the establishment of the fiber optic infrastructure for the National Guard. After being awarded the Directorship of the Public Authority of Agriculture Affairs and Fisheries, a ministerial position, by a Decree from the Ruling Prince of Kuwait, Sheikh Fahad reorganized the administrative structure by sending employees on training missions, establishing modern testing laboratories and entering into agricultural agreements with several countries to support the needs of both countries. Riggs Library, Healy Hall , Georgetown University , 37th and O Streets, NW Washington, District of Columbia, United States 20007 MM/DD/YYYY