On May 21, U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell hosted an Iftar for Bahraini youth to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan and the strong friendship between the United States and Bahrain. During the event, which took place at the Downtown Rotana Hotel in Manama. Ambassador Siberell congratulated a number of outgoing U.S. Embassy-sponsored exchange program participants, as well as the Crown Prince International Scholarship Program participants who will be studying at U.S. institutions next year. Ambassador Siberell expressed pride to see so many bright young Bahrainis studying in the United States.
Students, exchange program participants, English language teachers, NGO representatives, and other young Bahrainis attended the iftar.