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Opening of the New Office of European Union

November 22, 2010

Let me start by first thanking the EU Delegation for allowing me the opportunity to provide some remarks at the official launch of its new and expanded office accommodation. It is my hope that these new surroundings would not only be tailored to your operational needs, but will provide an environment that continues to be work-friendly, productive and development focused. I believe that this is quite important given the mandate of the Delegation, which since 1976, has looked towards building stronger partnerships with countries in the region.