Embassy Partners with Tunisian NBA Star Salah Mejri

The Ambassador hosted an August 19 lunch for Dallas Maverick Salah Mejri, the first Tunisian to play in the NBA; his former Tunisian coach; and representatives of NBA-Africa and Mejri’s SM50 Foundation. After the lunch, Mejri held a press conference at the Embassy to announce the three basketball clinics his foundation organized in Tunis, Nabeul and Sousse from August 19 to 21. The Embassy donated 250 jerseys to clinic participants and arranged an August 20 NBA Cares visit to SOS Gammarth orphanage for Mejri, his team and Embassy volunteers.