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Trade & Finance Committee Meeting with Assistant Secretary of State Jose Fernandez
Start Date: 2/22/2012
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Date: 2/22/2012
End Time: 4:00 PM

Please join for a meeting with Jose Fernandez, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs to discuss commercial issues with Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, and the agenda for inaugural meeting of the U.S.-UAE Economic Policy Dialog.
 
A/S Fernandez will be traveling in the next weeks to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates and has asked to meet with NFTC members to discuss issues that are of importance to U.S. businesses operating in the region. A/S Fernandez will also be leading the U.S. delegation to the first official Economic Policy Dialogue (EPD) between the U.S. and U.A.E. on March 1, and would like to discuss with us the goals of the EPD and how private sector concerns can best be addressed during the Dialogue. 
 
This meeting is off the record.
 
Please RSVP to cdittrich@nftc.org if you will attend.
 
Background: 
 
January 15, 2012 MOU between the U.S. Department of State and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs Regarding the Establishment of an Economic Policy Dialog: