Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Pakistani Minister of Foreign Affairs Mian Khursid Mahmud Kasuri to the Pentagon at 1 p.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 12:30 p.m. EST for the cordon.
Rumsfeld also host a Department of Defense orientation for new members of the House of Representatives at 3 p.m. EST. The orientation will include briefings from senior defense officials, as well as a meeting with Rumsfeld. See press advisory for details.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.