In 2001, Salim was recognized by the Mayor of Las Vegas, Oscar Goodman, and the Governor of Nevada, Kenny Quinn, for his projects. However, after 9/11 funding for land development projects in Vegas became non-existent. His mortgage company went out of business. But he continued working on projects, however, before he could find a new funding source, he ran out of money, causing him to lose the projects he had been working on.

Proclamation By Governor Of Nevada

Proclamation By Mayor Of Las Vegas