Photos: DAS Carol Thompson travels to Angola
Deputy Assistant Secretary Carol Thompson traveled to Angola Jan. 29 to Feb. 2, 2007 to discuss education, emergency assistance, and health.
| DAS Thompson visited a temporary shelter for flood displaced people in Viana, Luanda and announced $70,000 in U.S. Government (USG) assistance.
DAS Thompson, joined by Ambassador Efird, delivered the inaugural address at the launch of the new Angolan Fulbright Association (AFA) at a ceremony held inside the Embassy.
During a four-day visit to Angola, DAS Carol Thompson attended several Public Diplomacy-related activities including the inauguration of four public basketball courts, rehabilitated through a private-public partnership involving the Angolan Basketball Federation (ABF), the Sprite Company, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and U.S. Embass Public Affairs Section, Luanda.