Libyan Ambassador to the United States to Speak at the Physicians for Peace Distinguished Speaker Luncheon

Ali Suleiman Aujali Available for Interviews February 26

NORFOLK, VA (02/10/2010)(readMedia)-- -

WHO: The Libyan Ambassador to the United States Ali Suleiman Aujali and Physicians for Peace

WHAT: Ali Suleiman Aujali, who became ambassador in January 2009, will speak about the state of Libya today - from health care, to politics, to culture - at the Physicians for Peace Distinguished Speaker Luncheon. Tickets $30.00 by reservation only, by February 22, at

WHERE: The Ted Constant Convocation Center, Old Dominion University


Luncheon: Friday, February 26 / 11:45 a.m. registration, 12:00 noon program begins

Pre-event interviews with Ambassador Aujali: Friday, February 26 / 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. / By appointment only **

WHY: Physicians for Peace recently began a partnership with the Libyan International Medical University at the invitation of Mr. Hassan Tatanaki, a Libyan businessman. Last October, a Physicians for Peace medical team traveled to several cities in Libya, visiting hospitals, clinics and medical schools. They met with physicians and facilitated consultations over the Internet between physicians in Libyan and their counterparts at Virginia Commonwealth University.

On the evening of February 26th, Physicians for Peace Board of Trustees will host a dinner for its trustees, community leaders, and other guests to share its recent experience in Libya and to outline plans for the future. His Excellency was invited to join the dinner event and provide the audience his insights into the health care situation in Libya. He will also speak to a broader audience at the luncheon event on the same day, which is hosted by Physicians for Peace in conjunction with Old Dominion University and the World Affairs Council of Hampton Roads.

** TO SCHEDULE INTERVIEWS CONTACT: Katherine Taylor, Communications and Marketing Officer, 757-625-7569 /

229 West Bute Street, Suite 200 | Norfolk, VA 23510 | P 757.625.7569 | F 757.625.7680 | |


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