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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

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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).

PRESS CONTACTS:

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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