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Governor Perdue Greets Prime Minister of Italy

Tuesday, June 8, 2004  Contact: Office of Communications 404-651-7774


SAVANNAH , GA – Governor Sonny Perdue and First Lady Mary Perdue today greeted Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy upon his arrival at Hunter Army Air Field. Governor Perdue was joined by Senator Zell Miller, Senator and Mrs. Saxby Chambliss, Congressman and Mrs. Max Burns, Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson, and General Webster, Base Commander of Ft. Stewart . Prime Minister Berlusconi was also greeted by students from St. Simons Elementary School , located in St. Simons Island, GA, waving American and Italian flags. The third graders presented Prime Minister Berlusconi with ceramic bowls made by the children and bearing a dolphin, the school mascot. The students were given commemorative G8 lapel pins by Governor and Mrs. Perdue.