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Chicago Leads Global Conversation Around Urban Waterways

  Chicago is continuing to lead the global conversation around the use of waterways in urban centers. On March 12 and 13, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo convened 17 mayors spanning five continents, 11 countries and who represent 44 million people for the Urban Waterways Forum in Chicago. The event, co-hosted by…

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Chicago KICS Cup

This year, a number of youth soccer teams from around the world participated in the Second Annual Chicago KICS Cup International Youth Soccer Tournament from July 21-26, 2015 in Chicago, including several teams from Chicago’s sister cities and surrounding regions. The Lahore Committee supported a team from Pakistan comprised of children who had been dwelling…

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Lahore Committee Celebrates Ramadan with Iftar Dinner

On July 12, 2015, the Lahore Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International hosted an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan at the Chicago Cultural Center’s G.A.R. Hall & Rotunda. The celebration was attended by 170 distinguished guests, including the Honorable Faisal Niaz Tirmazi, Consul General of Pakistan in Chicago; Ken Bennett, First Deputy Chief of Staff and…

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Lahore Committee Hosts Iftar Dinner

The Lahore Committee of CSCI hosted an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan on Monday, July 21, 2014 at the Chicago Cultural Center’s GAR Hall & Rotunda. Ramadan is not only a time for spiritual contemplation and reflection, but a time for sharing with friends. The celebration was attended by 125 guests, including the Honorable Faisal Niaz Tirmazi,…