Notice to the Press
Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 30, 2009


Special Representative Farah Pandith will brief reporters on the new Office of the United States Special Representative to Muslim Communities and its efforts to engage with Muslims around the world on a people-to-people and organizational level. This special briefing will take place at 12:30 p.m., immediately before the Daily Press Briefing on Wednesday, July 1, in the State Department’s Press Briefing Room (Room 2209).

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver’s license, passport). Press should allow adequate time to process through security and to be in the briefing room 10 minutes prior to the briefing.

Attendees who do not have a State Department building pass should enter through the 23rd Street lobby before 11:15 a.m.




PRN: 2009/665