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Press Office Week Ahead for February 21 – February 24, 2012

Tuesday, February 21

Ambassador Kirk will give remarks at the opening session of the Economic Statecraft Global Business Conference at the State Department

Washington, DC

Registered Press Only

Ambassador Kirk will host a roundtable discussion with members of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) to highlight President Obama’s actions to promote American manufacturing exports and create good, well-paying jobs for workers in the United States

Washington, DC

Closed Press

Ambassador Marantis will travel to Hanoi, Vietnam to discuss issues of importance in our bilateral trade and investment relationship, and issues related to the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Hanoi, Vietnam

Open Press Events

Contact Amanda Scott at ascott@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Ambassador Sapiro will be a panelist at the Statecraft Global Business Conference at the State Department

Washington, DC

Closed Press

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Directorate-General for Trade of the European Commission, Jean Luc Demarty

Washington, DC

Closed Press

Wednesday, February 22

Ambassador Kirk will meet with the Pakistani Ambassador to the United States, Sherry Rehman

Washington, DC

Closed Press

Thursday, February 23

Ambassador Siddiqui will attend the USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum

Arlington, Virginia

Open Press

Contact Amanda Scott at ascott@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Friday, February 24

Ambassador Kirk will deliver remarks at the Washington International Trade Association (WITA) Governors and Ambassadors World Trade Reception

Washington, DC

Open Press

Ambassador Marantis will travel to Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei to discuss issues of importance in our bilateral trade and investment relationship, and issues related to the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Open Press Events

Contact Amanda Scott at ascott@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Panamanian Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, Alvarez de Soto

Washington, DC

Closed Press

**Additional events may be announced throughout the week.