December 03, 2014
‘Oman Solidarity Symposium: Oman in the 21st Century’ was held in Washington DC in the presence of Dr. Abdulmunem bin Mansour al-Hassani, Minister of Information. The first panel session covered topics on History and Heritage and the speakers were Dr. Valerie Hoffman, Dr. Mark Kenoyer and Professor William Zimmerle. The second session on Geopolitics included panelists Dr. Linda Funch, Dr. Abdullah Baabood and Dr. Kenneth Katzman while the third session on economic development included Dr. Suliaman Wasty, Dr. Al Mukhtar al Abri and Dr. Allen Fromherz.
Parallel to the symposium the exhibitions "Tolerance, Understanding and Coexistence" and "Modern Oman" were presented to the dignitaries to get a deeper view into Omani culture and society.