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
Head of Congressional Affairs, People’s Republic of China
Deputy Chief of Mission, Lao People’s Democratic Republic
MURNI ABDUL HAMID
Deputy Chief of Mission, Malaysia
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.