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The US-Asia Institute hosted its annual Lunar New Year celebration on March 1, 2018 to usher in the Year of the Dog. Over 250 dignitaries from Congress, the Administration, and D.C.-based Asian diplomatic missions attended the event, along with representatives from business and academia.

2018 Lunar New Year Celebration

6:30 – 8:30 PM
Thursday, March 1, 2018

2043, 2044 & 2045 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

At the Lunar New Year Celebration event, USAI Trustees Javade Chaudhri, David Lew, and Chairman Glenn Lau Kee gave remarks.

A special thanks to

HIS EXCELLENCY PHAM QUANG VINH
Ambassador, Socialist Republic of Vietnam

HIS EXCELLENCY U AUNG LYNN
Ambassador, Republic of the Union of Myanmar

THE HONORABLE PETER HEYWARD
Head of Congressional Affairs, Australia

XU DONG
Head of Congressional Affairs, People’s Republic of China

KHAMPHENG DOUNGTHONGLA
Deputy Chief of Mission, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

MURNI ABDUL HAMID
Deputy Chief of Mission, Malaysia

PATRICK CHUASOTO
Deputy Chief of Mission, the Philippines

DR. LISA HELLER

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian & Pacific Affairs
US Department of State, Bureau of East Asian & Pacific Affairs

and our other friends from the diplomatic community who joined us that evening.

To read into press about the reception, click here and here.

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