Washington, DC - President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Burkina Faso to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, President-elect of Burkina Faso, on December 29.

The Honorable Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Department of State, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable Tulinabo S. Mushingi, U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Department of State

General David M. Rodriguez, Commander, U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM)