In the National Council’s 28-year history, numerous milestones mark the path of its development from the beginning until the present. Among the following are previous years’ Annual Reviews, illustrations of the Council’s pioneering efforts to make the Gulf Cooperation Council better known to the American private and public sectors, and documentation of the Council’s grassroots efforts to administer educational programs and activities designed to further enhance American awareness of the Arab and Islamic worlds as well as the numerous ways in which all three peoples have benefited.
Afshin Molavi – Taking the road less traveled and reaping a lifetime of rewards
Afshin Molavi discusses his experiences at Arab News in the National Council’s Joe Alex Morris Jr. Journalism Internship Program.
In October 1998, the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations was joined by American, Georgetown, and Harvard Universities, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the United States Air Force Academy, and twenty-nine other American national non-profit organizations in presenting its first of its kind award ever bestowed upon an Arab head of state — the International Peace Award — to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman. Former American President Jimmy Carter presented the award, which was accepted on behalf of His Majesty by longtime Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs Yousef Abdallah Alawi.
Program from award ceremony (.pdf file).
Biography of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said (.pdf file).