For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
February 1, 2008
President Bush to Welcome Amadou Toumani Touré of the Republic of Mali to the White House
President Bush will welcome Amadou Toumani Touré of the Republic of Mali to the White House on February 8, 2008. This visit will provide an opportunity for the President to get a progress update from President Touré on key U.S. initiatives including the President's Malaria Initiative, the President's International Education Initiative, and the Millennium Challenge Account. The two leaders will use the opportunity to discuss the shared goal of advancing democracy and human rights worldwide, including through the Community of Democracies. They will also discuss insecurity in northern Mali and the fight against terrorism.
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