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Brit boxer Amir Khan invited to celebrate Eid with Hillary Clinton

August 20, 2011 - London

British boxing ace Amir Khan will meet United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr, a three-day Muslim festival that marks the end of Ramadan.

According to the Daily Mirror, Khan is going on a pilgrimage to Mecca, but will then fly to Washington to join an invited group of influential Muslims at the White House.

The 24-year-old said that he was surprised to be asked, but added: "I am looking forward to it because she is such a powerful woman."


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