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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
February 4, 2005

Personnel Announcement

President George W. Bush today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to represent the United States at the State Funeral of His Excellency Zurab Zhvania, Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia, on Sunday, February 6, 2005.

The Honorable Richard G. Lugar, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation are:

The Honorable Richard J. Miles, U.S. Ambassador to Georgia

The Honorable Paul V. Applegarth, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation

Mr. Lorne W. Craner, President of the International Republican Institute

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