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American Committee For Tyre

Media Advisory
WHO:

Dr. Maha El-Khalil Chalabi, Founder


Ambassador David Killion, Chair
The American Committee for Tyre

WHAT:

Press Luncheon/Briefing

WHEN:

Friday, February 27, 2015


12 noon- reception
12:30 -2 pm- luncheon/program

WHERE:

National Press Club


The Holeman Lounge -13TH floor
529 14TH Street NW
Washington, DC 20045

WHY:
Dr. Chalabi will brief the luncheon attendees on the Tyre
Foundation, and the
upcoming American Committee for Tyre Symposium and
Reception to be held at
the U.S. Library of Congress on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in
cooperation with
Congressman Charles Boustany. Panelists for the Symposium
will be selected
from domestic and international experts. Members of the U.S.
Congress Administration
.
officials, and senior government
ministers from Lebanon will attend both the
Symposium and Reception.
The American Committee for Tyre, is a 501c (3) organization,
which fosters public
knowledge of, and interest in the ancient city of the UNESCO
site in Tyre, Lebanon,
and promotes its preservation through educational and cultural
programs. The
American Committee for Tyre is a member of the International
Association to Save
Tyre (AIST), (www.tyrefoundation.org) which was created by Dr.
Maha El-Khalil
Chalabi and is an international non-governmental
organization accredited to UNESCO
since 1980. The Association includes eminent personalities
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and officials from the


worlds of culture, science and politics.
Tyre is widely known as the Phoenicians city-state, the
legendary birthplace of the
Alphabet, Europa, Dido, and the greatest maritime trading
civilization of the ancient
World.
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USA : Randa Fahmy Hudome International, LLC - Mob : 202-352-2186 - randa@fahmyhudome.com


1100 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. Suite 1250-Washington, D.C. 20036
Lebanon: Baltagi Bldg - Akhtal Al Sagheer Street - Ramlet Al Baidah - Beirut - Tel +961 1 851 351 - Fax +961 1 833 601
France: 35, avenue Foch - 75116 Paris - Tel +33 145 00 20 14 Fax +33 1 45 00 20 15

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