Assistant Secretary Richard to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Afghan Minister of Public Health Dr. Suraya Dalil

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 24, 2012

Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard will sign a memorandum of understanding with Afghan Minister of Public Health Dr. Suraya Dalil on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. in the Delegates Lounge at the Department of State.

The memorandum will ensure that Afghan refugees who have returned to Afghanistan will continue to receive the full range of medical services as State/PRM-funded clinics transition to Ministry of Public Health management in 2013.

This event is open to credentialed members of the media.

Access time for all press: 10:30 a.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 card (driver's license, passport).


Deborah Sisbarro
Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

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

PRN: 2012/632