National Press Club

NPC Luncheon with Denis Sassou-Nguesso, President of the Republic of the Congo

NPC Luncheon with Denis Sassou-Nguesso, President of the Republic of the Congo

August 1, 2014 12:30 PM

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Location: Ballroom

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President of the Republic of Congo Denis Sassou-Nguesso will discuss peace, security and stability of the central Africa region and oil investments in his country at a National Press Club luncheon on Friday, August 1.

Sassou-Nguesso, who met President Vladimir Putin in 2012, recently was quoted in a Nigerian newspaper as saying that Congo plans to attract Russian investment in oil industry, agriculture and education services.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $22 for Press Club members. NPC Members may purchase two tickets at this rate. Non-member tickets cost $36.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $22 for Press Club members ( NPC Members may purchase 2 tickets at this rate) and $36 for all other non-member tickets. For questions, please email reservations@press.org or call (202) 662 – 7501. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.

NPC Members who wish to attend the pre- luncheon reception must RSVP separately to VIPreception@press.org no later than 48 hours before the event. Space may be limited. You must have a paid reservation to the Luncheon to attend the VIP reception

To submit a question in advance, put CONGO in the subject line and email to president@press.org before 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.

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