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Assistant Secretary Jose Fernandez Travels to Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Tunisia


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Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
December 7, 2012

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Assistant Secretary Jose W. Fernandez will travel to the Gulf and Maghreb regions December 9 - 11 to meet with economic officials and business community representatives and discuss investment opportunities in the region and around the world. The meetings will explore ways to create viable infrastructure investments and promoting U.S. company exports and services.

Assistant Secretary Fernandez will be in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on December 9 and Doha, Qatar, on December 10, where he will meet with government officials and private sector representatives to discuss the global investment climate.

The Assistant Secretary will then travel to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 10 - 11 to participate in the third annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). The GES will focus on building partnerships that create opportunity and provide the resources for entrepreneurs to succeed. These entrepreneurs create jobs that strengthen relationships between countries, build global markets, and provide prosperity for those in their communities.

On December 12 - 13, Assistant Secretary Fernandez will travel to Tunis, Tunisia, as part of the U.S. delegation – led by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton – to the ninth Forum for the Future. This forum brings together government, civil society, and private sector representatives from the G-8 states and the Broader Middle East and North Africa for a ministerial meeting to work together on behalf of political, social, and economic reform. The Assistant Secretary will lead the session on Economic Governance and Entrepreneurship.

For updates, follow Assistant Secretary Fernandez on Facebook and Twitter @EconEngage.



PRN: 2012/1937

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