Saturday, December 10, 2011

Deputy Secretary William Burns Travels to India, Vietnam, and Malaysia

Dec 10, 2011

Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns will depart December 10 for a trip to India and Southeast Asia, says a statement of the US Embassy.

In New Delhi, he will meet with senior government officials to discuss a broad range of bilateral, regional, and global issues, underscoring the continued growth in the strategic partnership.  The Deputy will also travel to Mumbai, where he will meet with business leaders and join Consulate General employees for a ribbon-cutting at the American Consulate General’s new facility.

On December 13, the Deputy will travel to Hanoi for meetings with Vietnamese leadership to discuss developing strategic relationship, including economic cooperation, people-to-people ties,and ongoing human rights concerns.

Deputy Secretary Burns travels to Kuala Lumpur December 14, where he will meet with a range of senior officials and other Malaysian opinion leaders. 

1 comment:

  1. It would be great to have a job that will give you opportunities to travel to other countries without spending anything. I understand Bill Burns' job is very critical to our government relations, but I still envy him nevertheless.