Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley, and USAID Administrator Mark Green will deliver remarks at the U.S.-Africa Business Roundtable at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York.  EXIM President and Chairman Kimberly Reed, OPIC Acting President and CEO David Bohigian, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Keith Krach, and Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy will also participate in the event.  The event will bring together U.S. government officials, African foreign ministers, and U.S. businesses to highlight new tools and initiatives the United States has developed to expand U.S.-Africa trade and investment.

Opening remarks are open to the press.  Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of press credentials.  Pre-set time for cameras is 10:30 AM.  Final access time for writers and stills is 10:45 AM. Please meet at the bottom of the staircase in the hotel lobby.

Media who wish to cover this event in person must RSVP to AF-Press@state.gov by 4:00 PM on September 23, 2019.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued photo media credential (e.g., Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), or (2) an official photo identification card issued by their news organization, or (3) a letter from their employer on official letterhead verifying their current employment as a journalist.  Additionally, they must present an official government photo identification card (i.e., U.S. driver’s license or passport).

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