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Pele, Kissinger and President of IDB to hold news conference May 5

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as soccer great Pelé and the former sports minister of Brazil, and former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will join Inter-American Development Bank President Enrique V. Iglesias in offering a news conference on May 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at IDB headquarters, 1300 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. (9th floor, East Breakout Room).

After the news conference, a day-long seminar will be held in the Bank to examine soccer as an investment alternative to promote economic and social development. Many soccer organizations will participate in the seminar.

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