Muslim woman appointed as Obama's advisor
USA, the land of opportunities, keeps on proving the great values which form basis of it's greatness. It's true that United States of America isn't great in all respects, only Guantanamo Bay is enough to validate this fact. However, it's also a fact that it's values, which it continues to practice and strengthen are phenomenal.
I quite remember those words of Obama in which he described his struggle as a continuance of what Rosa once sat for and what Martin once walked for and he ended with quite an optimistic words, something that he and the people of America always keep on proving by virtue of their acts.
Dalia Mogahed, an Egyptian-born American, has been appointed to a position in President Barack Obama's administration becoming the first Muslim woman to have this honor. She would be advising President Obama on prejudices and problems faced by Muslims. The Muslim world, including the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, has welcomed this move.
We, the Muslims, hope that this will help paving a way towards inter-faith dialogue and harmony.
The Egyptian-born American who heads the Gallup American Center for Muslim Studies, a non-governmental research center providing data-driven analysis on the views of Muslim populations around the world, became the first Muslim veiled woman to be appointed to a position in the White House.
"I am very honored to be given this opportunity to serve my country in this way," Mogahed, who will be Obama's window into the Muslim American community, told media.
Dalia Mogahed, a veiled Egyptian American, will advise President Obama on prejudices and problems faced by Muslims. Many Arabs hope it's a step toward reversing stereotyping.