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Department of State Welcomes South Asian Seeds of Peace Participants

Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
July 12, 2010


Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Judith McHale will welcome South Asian participants of Seeds of Peace on Wednesday, July 14, at 3:30 p.m. in the Delegates Lounge at the Department of State. This group consists of teenage leaders from Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan who have just completed a three-week conflict resolution program in Maine.

This event is open for press coverage. Only formal remarks will be on the record.

Pre-set time for cameras: 2:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street entrance
Final access time for writers and still photographers: 3:15p.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense, or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification (driver's license or passport).


Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Erin Hart (202) 647-9546

Office of Press Relations, U.S. Department of State
(202) 647-2492

PRN: 2010/923


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