Feb 26, 2017 Market Comments Off on Former President Ma to begin US trip on Feb. 28
Former President Ma Ying-jeou will set off on February 28 on his second trip to the United States since leaving office. The 12-day visit will take him to New York, Boston and Washington, where he will meet with academics, Taiwan-friendly members of congress and Taiwanese expatriates.
In New York, Ma will attend a dinner party held by the Asia Society to celebrate the 10th founding anniversary of the society's Center on US-China Relations.
Ma's itinerary also includes a visit to Taiwan's representative office in New York, an interview with CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour and a sit-down with law students at New York University.
In Boston, Ma is set to visit his alma mater Harvard University to deliver a speech on March 6, before flying to Washington later in the day.
In the US capital, Ma is also set to speak at one of the most widely cited think tanks -- the Brookings Institution. He will visit with members of congress on March 8 and 9 before flying back to Taiwan on March 11.
Source: Radio Taiwan International
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