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January 30, 2007
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Interior Secretary Kempthorne and Minister Sun of China Ministry of Land and Resources To Sign Memorandum of Understanding To Facilitate Future Cooperation

Washington, DC – Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne will hold a photo opportunity with Sun Wensheng, Minister of Land and Resources of the Peoples Republic of China, Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at 11:40 a.m. The photo opportunity will be held during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding that will facilitate future cooperation between the two countries.

WHO: Dirk Kempthorne, Secretary of the Interior, United States of America
Lynn Scarlett, Deputy Secretary of the Interior, United States of America
Sun Wensheng, Minister of Land and Resources, Peoples Republic of China Zhou Wenzhong, Ambassador to the United States from the Peoples Republic of China.
Photo opportunity with U.S. Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne and
Chinese Minister of Land and Resources Sun Wensheng during signing ceremony.
WHEN: TOMORROW - Wednesday, January 31, 2007
11:40 a.m. EST (Please arrive no later than 11:20 a.m.)
WHERE: Department of the Interior, Main Interior Building
1849 C Street, N.W.
Washington, DC
NOTE TO PHOTOGRAPHERS: Please bring photo ID and proof of media organization. You should arrive at the C Street entrance no later than 11:20 a.m. An escort to the Secretary’s Office will be provided.
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