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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
March 2, 2006

President Announces Former President Bush to Lead U.S. Delegation to Attend Portuguese Inauguration

President George W. Bush today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Presidential Inauguration of President Elect, Anibal Cavaco Silva of the Republic of Portugal. The Inauguration will be held in Lisbon, Portugal on March 9, 2006.

The Honorable George H.W. Bush, former President of the United States, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation are:

The Honorable Al Hoffman, U.S. Ambassador to Portugal

Vice Admiral John D. Stufflebeem, USN, Commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet and Commander, Joint Headquarters Lisbon

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