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The US-Asia Institute hosted its annual Lunar New Year celebration on February 2, 2017 to usher in the Year of the Rooster. At the Lunar New Year event, USAI Chairman Kent Lucken also gave special recognition to the 50th anniversary of the Association for Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

2017 Lunar New Year Celebration

6:30 – 8:30 PM
Thursday, February 2, 2017

2043 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Thank you to all of our friends in attendance from the diplomatic community from Brunei, China, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and HKETO.

And to our friends from Capitol Hill, the Administration and private sector.

Program

Welcome and Introductions
MR. DAVID LEW
Treasurer, US-Asia Institute

Opening Remarks
MR. KENT LUCKEN
Chairman, US-Asia Institute
Master of Ceremonies for the Evening

United States Congress

The Honorable Judy Chu (CA)
The Honorable Rick Larsen (WA)
The Honorable Ted Yoho (FL)

Our Diplomatic Friends

HIS EXCELLENCY PISAN MANAWAPAT
Ambassador, Thailand

HIS EXCELLENCY MAI SAYAVONGS
Ambassador, Laos

HIS EXCELLENCY U AUNG LYNN
Ambassador, Myanmar

THE HONORABLE ARTO SURYODIPURO
Deputy Chief of Mission, Indonesia

THE HONORABLE SHERYL SHUM
Deputy Chief of Mission, Singapore

MINISTER ZHANG MIN
Minister Counselor of Congressional Affairs, China

Closing Remarks
MR. GLENN LAU-KEE
President, US-Asia Institute

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