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19/07/2011: US-Asia Institute Officials Pay a Courtesy Call on Ambassador Cuisia

From left to right: US-Asia Institute (USAI) Vice President and Executive Director Mary Sue Bissell, USAI Chairman Marlon Young, Ambassador Jose. L. Cuisia, Jr., USAI President Kent Lucken, USAI Vice President for International and Government Affairs Robert F. Jordan, and Minister for Legislative Affairs Ariel Peñaranda

19 JULY 2011, WASHINGTON, D.C. Representatives of the US-Asia Institute recently met with Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. to strengthen the Institute’s partnership with the Embassy and to engage the Embassy in its various programs and projects.

Founded in 1979, the US-Asia Institute is a nongovernmental organization devoted to fostering understanding, and bolstering ties between the people and governments of the U.S. and Asia. The Institute promotes the examination of economic, political, cultural, and strategic issues vital to U.S.-Asia relations through conferences, exchange programs, symposiums, and publications. The Institute serves as a forum for a broad spectrum of viewpoints and hosts gatherings of American and Asian officials, businesspeople, and academics. (END)