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Release No: 148-03
December 08, 2003

Thomas Foley on Iraqi Private Sector Development

            Thomas C. Foley, the director of private sector development for the Coalition Provisional Authority, will discuss current issues in Iraq on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 3:00 p.m. EST.  The briefing will take place in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon, Room 2E781.


            Mr. Foley has responsibility for overseeing most of Iraq’s approximately 200 state-owned enterprises which make up a substantial part of Iraq’s large businesses.  In addition, Private Sector Development is charged with formulating a privatization plan, developing foreign trade and investment, and advising the Ministries of Trade, Industry and Minerals. 


            Media representatives who do not have a Pentagon building pass and wish to cover this event should arrive at the Pentagon's North Parking Entrance at 2:30 p.m. for an escort.   Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.

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