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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
May 12, 2005

President to Welcome Former President Nelson Mandela to the White House

President Bush will welcome former South African President Nelson Mandela to the White House on May 17. This meeting provides the two leaders an opportunity to discuss their common concern for fighting HIV/AIDS in Africa. President Bush looks forward to discussing the efforts being undertaken by the Nelson Mandela Foundation to promote universal education in Africa and enhance the social development of African youth and children.

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