Democratic Party Acknowledges Role of Pakistani-American Community in Arizona

The Arizona Democratic Party organized the Hall of Fame dinner on Friday, November 2, 2007.
Over 600 people, including Governor Janet Napolitano and Attorney General Terry Goddard, attended the banquet. The Pakistani-American Democrats in the valley participated in this $200 a plate fundraising event to show support for their political party and raise awareness of the group among the general members.
The program brochure made a special mention of the Pakistani-American group present in the audience. It was the only ethnic group mentioned.
Dr Farooqui, Itrat Naqvi, Yasmeen Kazmi, Terek Khan, Zain Rahman, Shamsa Khan, Saba Rahman, Asim Ameer, Dr. Jef Kazi and Arif Kazmi met Governor Janet Napolitano, Congressman Harry Mitchell, and Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard. Goddard is a potential candidate for the post of governor of Arizona in the next elections.
This meeting of community members with the high-level leadership of the Democratic Party demonstrated the latter’s gesture of goodwill and acknowledgement of support of the community to the party’s cause.


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