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Leaders Reaffirm County’s Solidarity with Muslim Community



Montgomery County’s leadership were in Germantown on Thursday to reaffirm the County’s solidarity with the Muslim Community.

County Executive Isiah Leggett County Council President Nancy Floreen, along with Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy, Police Commander David Gillespie of the 5th District in Germantown, as well as leaders of the County’s Faith Community Advisory Council gathered at the Islamic Society of Germantown on Blunt Road. These leaders gathered to officially sign the proclamation reaffirming the County’s solidarity with the Muslim Community, to further demonstrate the County Government’s firm belief that people of all religious faiths are valued and respected and will be safe; and that acts of hatred against Muslims will not be tolerated.

Imam Ammar Najar of the Islamic Society of Germantown, who hosted the event said, “It is a privilege to host this event here at the Islamic Society of Germantown. Our organization’s goal is to build bridges to the community. I want to thank all of