Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Uzbekistan President Islom Karimov to the Pentagon at 3 p.m. EST, Wednesday, March 13, 2002.
The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon River Entrance no later than 2:30 p.m. EST for the cordon.
There will not be a media availability after the cordon.
Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.