On August 9, Ambassador Lakhdhir visited Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Ms. Maria Andrews assigned to Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tanah Merah in Pendang, Kedah. Ambassador Lakhdhir arrived at the school greeted by the principal Puan Rukiah Hj. Marhassan, Maria Andrews and the entire school community. The visit started with the Ambassador launching a bottle rocket.
In her welcoming remarks, Ambassador Lakhdhir expressed her gratitude to the school administration for hosting her visit to the school and encouraged all students to continue learning English. Maria Andrews led a tour of the school by introducing the Ambassador to her students in Form 1A and Form 4ST, where she actively engaged in a Q&A session with the students.