The distinguished Gulf region intellectual, Dr Manahel Thabet , was granted the rare privilege of The Freedom of the City of London by the Court of the Chamberlain. This venerable honor, which cannot be obtained without the support of London Livery or Guild Members, is one of the oldest surviving traditions , dating back to 1237, the century of Magna Carta. Famous, illustrious and historic holders of this honor include Admiral Lord Nelson, the Victor of the Battle of Trafalgar, Princess Diana , Morgan Freeman and Nelson Mandela. Mediaeval rights conferred by this prestigious honor include trading permissions representing a...
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