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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
December 4, 2006
Presidential Delegation to Attend Inauguration of His Excellency Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo
President George W. Bush today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Kinshasa, DRC to attend the inauguration of His Excellency Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo on December 6, 2006.
The Honorable Elaine Chao, Secretary of Labor, will lead the delegation.
Members of the Presidential Delegation:
The Honorable Roger Meece, U.S. Ambassador the Democratic Republic of Congo
The Honorable Thelma J. Askey, Director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency
The Honorable Jendayi E. Frazer, Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, U.S. Department of State
The Honorable Edward Brehm, Chairman of the African Development Foundation
The Honorable Michael E. Hess, Assistant Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development
Mr. John Fenn, Senior Vice President for Africa, Phelps Dodge
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