Ambassador Joseph Yun Visits Sabah

Photo of the Ambassador hiking
Ambassador Yun and his wife, Dr. Melanie Billings-Yun hiked the Inobong trail in Crocker Range Park, Penampang, Sabah, November, 2014. (U.S. Embassy photo)

Ambassador Yun recently traveled to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah to attend the Sabah Forestry Department Centennial celebration and the Heart of Borneo Conference.  While in Kota Kinabalu, the Ambassador met with Sabah State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun, Kota Kinabalu City Mayor Abidin Madingkir, and the Kota Kinabalu-Portland Sister City Steering Committee members to discuss a wide range of collaborative projects under the Kota Kinabalu-Portland Sister City initiative.  In addition, the Ambassador visited the Sabah State Museum and met with officials from Universiti Malaysia Sabah.  As an avid nature lover, the Ambassador also enjoyed hiking in the Crocker Range National Park and Mount Kinabalu National Park.