Iranian President to Speak at NPC's First-Ever Videoconference Luncheon

Sep 21, 2007, 01:00 ET from National Press Club

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Iranian President
 Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will speak and take questions at the National Press
 Club's first- ever videoconference luncheon at noon on Monday, Sept. 24.
     Ahmadinejad will appear in the NPC Ballroom in Washington via videolink
 from New York, where he will be attending the UN General Assembly. After
 Ahmadinejad's speech, NPC President Jerry Zremski will ask questions handed
 up from the audience for a minimum of a half-hour.
     Please note: the format of the luncheon with President Ahmadinejad will
 differ from the typical NPC luncheon program in many ways. President
 Ahmadinejad will be introduced at noon. His speech will last a half hour,
 and will be followed by 45 minutes of questions. Lunch will be served after
 the speech and question period.
     NOTE TO BROADCASTERS: Switched feed is available. Please contact Tiina
 Kreek in the NPC Broadcast Operations Center at or call
 (202) 662 7510.
     Attendance at this luncheon will be limited to NPC members, their
 guests and accredited media only. Luncheon tickets are $16 for members and
 $28 for their guests. To reiterate, the only nonmembers to be admitted to
 this event will be accredited media.
     To reserve a seat at the luncheon, call the NPC reservation line at
 202- 662-7501. Accredited media with questions should email Melinda Cooke
 at to reserve a seat.

SOURCE National Press Club