Monday, October 24, 2011

Kissinger Featured at Middle East Business Opportunities Event

Dr. George W. Sloan To Represent Center at Event

The Pittsburgh Middle East Institute is holding its annual conference Wednesday (Oct 26) at the Fairmont Hotel, Downtown, which will address business opportunities in the Middle East and will feature former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. A number of officials from the countries of Saudi Arabia and Oman will discuss investment and business development potential for American companies.

Dr. Sloan, Chairman of the Center's Special Programs, will participate in the conference and will share potential investment and business opportunities with attendees.

Henry Kissinger, George 'Doc' Sloan, former French President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing

The conference will end with a gala at the Carnegie Music Hall in which former Governor and U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburgh will interview Kissinger on stage. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary and Alcoa Inc. CEO Paul O'Neill is scheduled to make opening remarks.

Among speakers during Wednesday conference will be Saudi Prince Turki Al Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al Sa'ud and Hunaina Al-Mughairy, Oman's ambassador to the United States. (Pittsburg Trib Live, 10/20/2011)

More information on the event.

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