Chicago: American Federation of Muslims of India (AFMI) on Sunday presented the AFMI Excellence Award to Indian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Dr. Ausaf Sayeed IFS at a convention center in Chicago, USA. The Indian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, who is in Chicago to participate in his son’s wedding ceremony, was felicitated by the Indian diaspora for his contributions in bridging ties between India and USA during his former stint as the Consul General in Chicago.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Ausaf Sayeed assured to further strengthen bilateral ties of India with Saudi Arabia, and promote trade and economy.
Former AFMI president and renowned psychiatrist Dr Mohammed Khutbuddin and AFMI trustee Dr Tajuddin presented the award to Dr Ausaf Sayeed in a compact gathering of eminent Indian diaspora in Chicago.
Noted oncologist Dr Tajammul Hussain presented a vote of thanks while AFMI Trustee Dr Tajuddin Ahmed welcomed the guest.
Mohammed Akram, Syed Ashfaq Hussain and the ambassador’s wife Farha Sayeed were also present on this occasion.