Pakistan's prime minister to speak, Nov. 9
Posted November 1, 2006; 10:39 p.m.
Shaukat Aziz, prime minister and finance minister of Pakistan, will
discuss "U.S.-Pakistan Relations" in a lecture scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 9, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
He was sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister in August 2004, adding to his duties nearly five years after he joined President Pervez Musharraf's government as finance minister. Aziz has been credited with guiding reforms to help lift Pakistan's economy out of recession.
He is a former Citibank executive with more than 30 years of experience in global finance and international banking. In 2001, Aziz was named Finance Minister of the Year by Euromoney and Bankers Magazine.
Visitors will not be permitted to queue in line before 4:15 p.m.;
doors will open at 4:30 p.m. All visitors to Robertson Hall will be
required to pass through security measures. Doors to the auditorium
will close at 5:25 p.m.
The lecture, sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, will be simulcast in 1, 2 and 16 Robertson Hall.