Fw: VPOTUS pool report #2

From: Lee, Carol
Sent: Thursday, January 21, 2016 10:29 AM
To: Goodman, Meghan K. EOP/OVP
Subject: VPOTUS pool report #2

Pool entered the room around 10:20am. Mr. Biden stood between Messrs. Ghani and Sharif. VPOTUS saw your pooler and joked to Messrs. Ghani and Sharif to watch out for her. Your pooler asked VPOTUS if he had any comment on yesterday's attack at a university in Pakistan. "I'll talk to you later," Mr. Biden said.

In addition to the list below of members of the U.S. delegation, Secretary of State John Kerry is in the meeting.

Delegations, per the VP's office:

Afghanistan Delegation
H.E. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
H.E. Eklil Hakimi, Minister of Finance
H.E. Dr. Mohammed Qayuomi, Chief Advisor to the President
H.E. Nader Nadery, Chief Advisor to the President
Ms. Hila Alam, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Afghanistan to the United States

Pakistan Delegation
H.E. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
H.E. Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister for Finance
Mr. Tariq Fatemi, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister
H.E. Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative to United Nations in Geneva
Mr. Fawad Hasan Fawad, Secretary to the Prime Minister
Brig Akmal Aziz, Military Secretary to the Prime Minister

United States Delegation
T.H. Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Vice President of the United States
T.H. Richard Olson, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
T.H. Colin Kahl, Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor to the Vice President
Ms. Kate Bedingfield, Director of Communications, Office of the Vice President
Mr. Mustafa Popal, Special Advisor to the Vice President for Central and South Asia

Carol Lee
The Wall Street Journal

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