For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
April 11, 2007
Presidential Delegation to Attend Inauguration of His Excellency Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, President-elect of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania
President George W. Bush today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the inauguration of His Excellency Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, President-elect of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania on April 19, 2007.
The Honorable John D. Negroponte, Deputy Secretary of State, will lead the delegation.
Members of the Presidential Delegation are:
The Honorable Jendayi Elizabeth Frazer, Assistant Secretary of State (African Affairs)
General William E. Ward, Deputy Commander, United States European Command
The Honorable Bobby Pittman, Jr., Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council
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