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Ustad Muhammad Nur Maulana from TransTV breaks the fast at Embassy Iftar dinner

August 14, 2012
Ustad Muhammad Nur Maulana from TransTV breaks the fast at Embassy Iftar dinner (State Dept.)

Ustad Muhammad Nur Maulana from TransTV breaks the fast at Embassy Iftar dinner

U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel and other Embassy staff broke the fast at an August 13 “buka puasa” Iftar dinner with Ustad Muhammad Nur Maulana from TransTV and other guests.  Ambassador Marciel and Ustad Maulana both took the opportunity to emphasize the importance of religious tolerance in their respective countries.  Both America and Indonesia share the values of religious tolerance in diverse societies.  Ambassador Marciel explained that millions of Muslim Americans, too, are celebrating Ramadan at Iftar dinners throughout the United States.