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Nancy Pelosi and Anna Eshoo are in Qatar

By Josh Richman
Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 11:36 am in Anna Eshoo, Nancy Pelosi, U.S. House.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Anna Eshoo are part of a bipartisan congressional delegation that arrived today in Doha, Qatar.

“This evening our delegation met with His Excellency Dr. Khalid al-Attiya, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, to discuss U.S.-Qatar relations and security issues in the Middle East, Asia and Africa,” Pelosi, D-San Francisco, said in a news release. “We also thanked His Excellency for Qatar’s hospitality in hosting the U.S. military at Al Udeid Air Base and other facilities, which serve as logistics, command and basing hubs for U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) areas of operations, including Afghanistan.”

“We are always honored to meet with our brave men and women in uniform on official trips abroad,” she said. “I am pleased this year to once again visit on Mother’s Day weekend and look forward to expressing our deep gratitude to the many mothers serving in our U.S. Armed Forces as continue this delegation visit.”

Besides Pelosi and Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, the other delegation members are Rep. Jean Schmidt, R-Ohio; Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y.; and Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala.

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  • Elwood

    Pray that they stay.