Press Statement

For Immediate Release

August 19, 2008

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MCC CEO Offers Condolences on the Passing of Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa

Washington, D.C.— Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO   Ambassador John Danilovich released the following statement on the death of   Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa:

“On behalf of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, I   wish to convey my deepest condolences to the citizens of Zambia   on the passing of President Mwanawasa. President Mwanawasa’s death not only is a   great loss for Zambia but for   the continent of Africa.  My personal   sympathies, and those of my staff, are with his family and the people of his   country.  We have lost an esteemed partner in the ongoing fight against poverty   in President Mwanawasa. We join the people of Zambia   in mourning his loss and in honoring his vision for a prosperous and bright   future for his beloved nation.”