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Inauguration of New Embassy, Lome, Togo

African Affairs
Lome, Togo
April 3, 2007

The new Embassy of the United States of America in Lomé, Togo was officially dedicated on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007.  U.S. Ambassador David B. Dunn, Major General Charles E. Williams, Director of the Bureau of Overseas Building Operations, and the Togolese Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Zarifou Ayeva presided over the ceremony. Guests included several government ministers, the Speaker of the National Assembly, and members of the Diplomatic Corps.

Dedication of the new U.S. Embassy in Lome, Togo on April 3rd, 2007.  State Department photo.
Charles E. Williams, Director of the Bureau of Overseas Building Operations delivers remarks at the inauguration ceremony.
 Dedication of the new U.S. Embassy in Lome, Togo on April 3rd, 2007.  State Department photo.
Charles E. Williams, Director of the Burueau of Overseas Building Operations (left), U.S. Ambassador David B. Dunn (center), and Togolese Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Zarifou Ayeva (right) unveil the dedication plaque.  Management Officer Barbara H. Martin looks on from the left in the background.
Dedication of the new U.S. Embassy in Lome, Togo on April 3rd, 2007.  State Department photo. 
Charles E. Williams, Director of the Burueau of Overseas Building Operations (left), Togolese Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Zarifou Ayeva (center), and U.S. Ambassador David B. Dunn (right) cut the ribbon to officially open the new Embassy of the United States of America in Lome, Togo.


Released on April 23, 2007

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