The U.S. Embassy in Manama celebrated the 243rd anniversary of the independence of the United States of America at the Gulf Hotel. The theme of this year’s celebration was “Roads Across America,” featuring pictures, videos, and installations of the most famous and well-known freeways and boulevards in the United States. The cities of New York, Miami, Chicago, and San Francisco were highlighted.
During his speech, U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell lauded the warm friendship and strong partnership between Bahrain and the United States. Ministers and senior government officials, diplomats, business people, academics, artists, journalists, and other dignitaries attended the ceremony.