Happy Malaysia Day

Ambassador Lakhdhir and the entire U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur team wishes a Happy Malaysia Day to all our friends throughout this great country.  From East to West, your spirit of unity is an inspiration. 雷荷花大使和美国驻吉隆坡大使馆团队祝这个伟大的国家及其国民马来西亚日快乐。 你们万众一心的团结精神为我们带来启发。 மலேசியா வாழ் அனைத்து மக்களுக்கும் எங்களின் மனமுவர்ந்த மலேசிய தின வாழ்த்துகளை தெரிவித்துக்கொள்கிறோம். கிழக்கு இருந்து மேற்குவரை உங்கள் ஒற்றுமை உத்வேகத்தை உணர்த்துகிறது. – தூதர் லக்டீர் மற்றும் அமேரிக்க தூதரகம்-
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USDA with California Raisins, Washington Apples, Potatoes U.S.A, U.S. Grains Council and Harley Davidson cooked up a storm to 20,000 people

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through its Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) office in the American Embassy, Kuala Lumpur debut as a Gold Sponsor at the recent 41st Penang Starwalk on September 2, 2018. 20,000 Penangites and walkers alike was treated with premium American products samplings such as California raisins consumer packs, Calfornia raisins muffins, Washington ...
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English Language Fellow Rose Graves leads English activities for Access students in Rompin, Pahang

English Language Fellow Rose Graves conducted events over two days at SMA Rompin high school in Pahang, Malaysia from August 29 through 30. She conducted an interactive lesson for the school’s 40 Access students using materials from the State Department’s American English website focusing on American slang expressions and identifying cultural values through idioms. The Fellow also gave an interactive, all-school presentation ...
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Selamat Hari Merdeka from U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur!

The Embassy of the United States and Ambassador Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir would like to extend our congratulations to Malaysia on 61 years of ‘Merdeka’! • 美国大使馆和雷荷花大使祝贺大马欢庆61周年独立! • மலேசியாவின் 61வது ‘மெர்டேக்கா’ தினத்தை முன்னிட்டு, தூதர் கமலா ஷிரின் லக்டீர் மற்றும் அமேரிக்கத் தூதரகமும் எங்களின் மனமுவர்ந்த வாழ்த்துகளை தெரிவித்துக்கொள்கிறோம். • Original Songwriter: CB Ahmad
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U.S. Embassy Announces Sponsorship of Exchange Program to Silicon Valley for National Science Challenge 2018

On August 17th, the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur announced its partnership with the Academy of Sciences Malaysia to provide an opportunity for one of the finalist teams of the 2018 National Science Challenge to travel to Silicon Valley. For the first time in the history of the competition, one lucky student team will be sent to California to ...
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Ambassador Lakhdhir Gives the Keynote Speech at the Opening Ceremony of the Harvard Project for Asia and International Relations (HPAIR) Asia Conferen

On August 16th, Ambassador Lakhdhir was invited to be the keynote speaker for the Opening Ceremony of the Harvard Project for Asia and International Relations (HPAIR) Asia Conference 2018. The HPAIR Asia Conference is a collaborative effort between students at Harvard and the host country organizing committee in Asia. This year, the theme of the ...
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First of its Kind INNOVATION ASEAN Attracts 18,000 Viewers in South East Asia

On August 14, more than 6000 people across South East Asia went on Facebook Live to watch Innovation ASEAN: a Silicon Valley Recipe for Success, a live-streamed event organized by U.S.-ASEAN Connect and the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, and the U.S. Embassy in Manila,connected through Google Video Chat. Innovation ...
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Ambassador Lakhdhir Visits ETA School Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tanah Merah

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. ...
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Ambassador Lakhdhir Visits Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bongor

On August 9, Ambassador Kamala Lakhdhir visited Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bongor in Baling, Kedah. She was greeted by principal Puan Zur’aiza Abdul Hamid and the entire school community. Students and teachers gathered to welcome Ambassador Lakhdhir in a glorious celebration with traditional kompang, silat and gasing performances marking the historical visit to the school. Puan Zur’aiza is an alumna ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Dean Thompson supports the 2018 Junior Achievement Young Enterprise Sales Fair

On August 4, Deputy Chief of Mission Dean Thompson attended the 2018 Junior Achievement Young Enterprise Sales Fair, which took place at Paradigm Mall, Kelana Jaya. Ten secondary schools across Malaysia participated in the sales fair to display and sell their innovative products after undergoing months of training and mentorship from Junior Achievement (JA) Malaysia and corporate ...
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National Strategic Trade Symposium in Kuala Lumpur

The U.S. Department of State’s, Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) program, in collaboration with Malaysia’s Strategic Trade Secretariat (STS) and The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), organized an industry outreach program called the “National Strategic Trade Symposium”. The event was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and was attended by 227 participants. Experts from ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

Secretary Pompeo met with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir to congratulate the new government and all of the Malaysian people on competitive elections and the peaceful transition of authority between governments. They discussed ways to work together to strengthen the U.S.-Malaysia Comprehensive Partnership based on shared democratic values, including advancing mutual security and economic interests across ...
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U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo Arrives in Kuala Lumpur, August 2018

Selamat datang! Welcome! 欢迎! நல்வரவு! Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Kuala Lumpur today for his first official visit to Malaysia. The U.S. is proud of our longstanding, Comprehensive Partnership with the people of Malaysia. • Photos from the tripEAP Bureau TwitterU.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Facebook pageFact Sheet: Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific
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Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, and Jakarta

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Singapore, Singapore; and Jakarta, Indonesia August 1-5. In Kuala Lumpur, August 2-3, the Secretary will meet senior Malaysian officials to discuss strengthening the Comprehensive Partnership and advancing common security and economic interests based on our strongly shared democratic values, following the recent historic and peaceful government ...
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FACT SHEET: Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo today addressed the Indo-Pacific Business Forum in Washington, DC, to launch the economic and commercial pillars of the Trump Administration’s Indo-Pacific strategy. Before top U.S. business leaders and foreign dignitaries at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Secretary Pompeo detailed how U.S. business engagement in the Indo-Pacific is essential to the U.S. ...
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Scenes from Malaysia’s “Lost Skatepark”

In late June, pro skateboarders Jimmy Cao and Cheryl Jumao-as travelled to Malaysia as part of the State Department’s Sports Diplomacy program. The week-long engagement directly reached more than 500 youth skaters throughout Malaysia, both on the peninsula and the island of Borneo.  While here, they programmed with the country’s Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Royal Malaysian ...
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EXBS – Commodity Identification Training collaboration with the Royal Malaysian Customs (RMC)

US Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) program, in collaboration with the Royal Malaysian Customs (RMC) funded a three day Commodity Identification Training (CIT) on weapon of mass destruction (WMD) for 45 Royal Malaysian Customs personnel in Kuching, Sarawak from July 17-19, 2018. RMC State Director of Sarawak, Datin Sharifah Halimah provided the opening remarks. CIT is a program to educate RMC ...
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The U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur’s Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program

In coordination with  U.S Department of Homeland Security , Customs and Border Protection, the Export Control and Related Border Security ( #EXBS ) Program at the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, supported a three day Targeting Risk Management (TRM) at Royal Malaysian Customs Academy in Melaka from July 11-16. A total of 30 participants from Royal Malaysian Customs attended the training ...
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U.S. Service Academy Class of 2022

Putra Nadeem Damanhuri Bin Ahmad Damanhuri is from Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur. He has travelled throughout Europe, Asia and North Africa and has been active in a variety of extracurricular activities, including debate, sailing, young scientist and volunteered in the “young teacher in math” program. Nadeem is a class topper and has excelled in the ...
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Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri from U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur

From Ambassador Lakhdhir and the entire team at the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Selamat Hari Raya! Daripada Duta Besar Lakhdhir dan seluruh pasukan di Kedutaan A.S. di Kuala Lumpur, Selamat Hari Raya! தூதர் லக்டீர் மற்றும் கோலாலம்பூரிலுள்ள அமேரிக்கத் தூதரகத்தின் முழு அணியிலிருந்தும், செலாமாட் ஹரி ராயா நல்வாழ்த்துகள்! 来自吉隆坡美国大使馆的美国驻马大使雷荷花与大使馆员,祝福各位马来同胞开斋节快乐
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Ambassador Lakhdhir meets Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Muhammad

Ambassador Lakhdhir met Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Muhammad today at the Perdana Leadership Foundation. “I was pleased to meet with the Prime Minister and congratulate him and all of Pakatan Harapan on the momentous win. We are looking forward to working with the Prime Minister and his newly appointed cabinet as they form the ...
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Four Melaka ETAs and their students tour the USNS Mercy (T-AH 19)

On April 18, 2018, more than 100 students joined their English Teaching Assistants and school teachers aboard the USNS Mercy when the ship arrived at Port Klang in conjunction with Pacific Partnership 2018. USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is a hospital ship operated by Military Sealift Command, and her crew provides emergency, on-site care for U.S. combatant forces deployed in war or other operations. ...
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Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Alex N. Wong On The Indo-Pacific Strategy

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release                                                                                              April 2, 2018 On-The-Record Briefing Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Alex N. Wong On The Indo-Pacific Strategy April 2, 2018 Press Correspondents Room **UNEDITED/DRAFT** MR GREENAN:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Glad we could do this today on a Monday.  ...
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Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman

READOUT:Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting with Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman March 26, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ On March 26, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman in Washington, D.C. Deputy Secretary Sullivan and Foreign Minister Anifah affirmed the importance of the U.S.- Malaysia ...
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Malaysia’s 2018 South East Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP)

The Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP) is a three-week U.S.-based exchange program for high school students (ages 15-17) and adult mentors from ASEAN member countries, funded by U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. SEAYLP fosters mutual understanding, respect, and civic engagement among young Americans and their international peers.  During the ...
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Happy Chinese New Year from U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur

恭喜发财! Selamat Tahun Baru Cina! சீனப் புத்தாண்டு நல்வாழ்த்துக்கள்! Ambassador Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir and the entire U.S. Embassy community wish everyone Happy Chinese New Year! 🐶 🎍👲🏮🥡🥢💰🍃🎇🎆🇺🇸🇲🇾 #USAmbMY #USEmbMY #Malaysia #USA #America #ChineseNewYear #LunarNewYear #TahunBaruCina #GongXiFaCai
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English Language Specialist (ELSpec) Claire Siskin conducts a series of workshops for teachers

English Language Specialist (ELSpec) Ms. Claire Siskin travelled to Terengganu, Perak and Sarawak from January 29 through February 7 to conduct a series of workshops entitled “Technology in the English Language Classroom” for English language educators. Ms. Siskin, who is an enthusiastic practitioner of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) from Pennsylvania, covered various aspects of English ...
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Ambassador Lakhdhir Visits Kedah

On her first official visit to Kedah, Ambassador Lakhdhir had an audience with Sultan Sallehuddin Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah and Crown Prince Tunku Sarafuddin Badlishah Ibni Sultan Sallehuddin at the Istana Anak Bukit. Ambassador Lakhdhir also paid a courtesy call to Chief Minister Dato’ Seri DiRaja Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah and Executive Councilor Datuk Suraya ...
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U.S. Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics, Robert. B. Laughlin visits Kuala Lumpur

U.S. Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics Robert. B. Laughlin visited Kuala Lumpur January 16 to “Ignite Passion in Science Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)” at Honeywell’s Initiative for Science & Engineering event. Dr. Laughlin led discussions with Malaysian science teachers along with Tan Sri Zakri Abd Hamid, Science Advisor to the Prime Minister. Later in the week ...
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English Language Fellow and Teacher Trainees learn new teaching methodologies at the English Access Microscholarship Teacher Training Workshop

The U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur hosted the second phase of its two-part English Access Microscholarship Teacher Training Workshop in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah from December 4-7, 2017. The training was attended by 18 English teachers across Malaysia, as well as Regional English Language Officer Alice Murray. The 4-day, intensive workshop was organized by the Access ...
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Mohamed Geraldez in Malaysia

Mohamed Geraldez, a successful American Muslim entrepreneur, public speaker and investor, was in Kuala Lumpur on Nov 30 speaking to students at the Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences of the International Islamic University Malaysia. He spoke about entrepreneurship, digital branding and the “halal economy,” and was also interviewed by Utusan Malaysia. Mr. Geraldez was in Kuching, Sarawak in Malaysia speaking at the World Islamic ...
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International Day for Tolerance

In the spirit of interfaith cooperation and understanding ahead of the International Day for Tolerance, Ambassador Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir led a group of local faith leaders on a “Harmony Walk” to the National Mosque and several houses of worship throughout the Brickfields neighborhood of Kuala Lumpur. The Harmony Walk captured the rich diversity of Malaysia’s ...
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Tony Memmel visits Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru

Songwriter and performer Tony Memmel visited Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru from Nov 6 -10 under the American Music Abroad program administered by American Voices for the Department of State.  Tony was born missing his left forearm, but nevertheless taught himself to play the guitar with the use of a device he made himself. Together with his ...
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U.S. Living Treasure and Nature Conservationist shares his knowledge with Malaysians

Senior Scientist and Cultural Advisor for the Nature Conservancy of Hawaiʻi, Dr. Samuel M. ʻOhukaniʻōhiʻa Gon visited several diverse ecological spots in Malaysia such as the Weston Wetlands, Tanjung Piai National Park as well as Gunung Ledang National Park and also shared his knowledge on conservation to a diverse group of Malaysians including those from academia, non-profit organizations, national park authorities, ...
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Dr. Zac Forsman visits Sabah

  Dr. Zac Forsman , a coral recovery specialist and researcher from the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, was in Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu from Oct 16-20. He was funded by the Embassy to work with Sabah Parks, and during his time in Sabah he met several local NGOs and marine biologists undertaking coral rehabilitation at Pulau Gaya and Pulau Mantanani. ...
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Happy Deepavali from U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur

Deepavali reminds us of the triumph of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, and good over evil. Ambassador Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir and the entire US Embassy community wish everyone Deepavali Valthukal! ———- இருள் என்ற தீமையை ஒளி என்கிற நன்மை அழித்து, அறிவு அறியாமையை வென்று, தீமையை நன்மை வெல்வதே தீபாவளியின் மகத்துவம். தூதர் கமலா ஷிரின் லக்தீர் மற்றும் கோலாலம்பூர் அமெரிக்கத் தூதரகத்தின் ...
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Dr. Mohamed Elsanousi visits Sabah and Sarawak

Dr. Mohamed Elsanousi, Director of the Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers captivated youth audiences when he visited the states of Sabah and Sarawak and shared the importance of interfaith dialogues in keeping radical views at bay. Dr. Elsanousi also met with the Mufti of Sabah and discussed the need for open communication with youth in understanding them and not losing ...
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ACIDIC tours Malaysia

Young, energetic indie rock band ACIDIC from Southern California toured Kuala Lumpur, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu from September 4-9 under the Department of State Arts Envoy program. The band performed three major concerts at Taylor’s University, Kuching Waterfront, Sarawak and Suria Black Box in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. They also did two workshops at two private music colleges. Acidic participated in ...
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An Exquisite American Seafood Evening

On Thursday, September 7, 2017, USDA’s overseas export promotion arm for American agricultural products, known as the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), held “An Exquisite Evening with American Seafood” at The Oak Room, Bangsar South in Kuala Lumpur, with 52 guests attending. It targeted seafood importers, supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, food service and representatives of U.S. associations ...
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Selamat Hari Merdeka from U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur

The Embassy of the United States and Ambassador Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir would like to extend our congratulations to Malaysia on 60 years of ‘Merdeka’ and celebrate our 60 years of bilateral relations. To commemorate Malaysia’s 60th Independence Day, Ambassador Lakhdhir was recently joined by a colorful cast comprised of the embassy’s local staff members dressed ...
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U.S. Navy identifies second deceased USS John S. McCain Sailor

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Republic of Singapore – U.S Navy and Marine Corps divers recovered and identified remains of 26-year-old USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) Sailor, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Dustin Louis Doyon, of Connecticut, on Thursday night. More divers and equipment arrived overnight to continue search and recovery operations for eight missing Sailors inside ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak of Malaysia

President Donald J. Trump will welcome Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak of Malaysia to the White House on September 12.  President Trump looks forward to celebrating the 60th anniversary of United States-Malaysia bilateral relations and discussing ways to strengthen and broaden our bilateral relationship and expand regional cooperation with one of America’s closest partners in Southeast Asia.
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Visits Kuala Lumpur, August 2017

Selamat datang! Welcome! 欢迎! நல்வரவு! Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Kuala Lumpur today for his first official visit to Malaysia, marking 60 years of Malaysian independence. 2017 also marks 60 years of formal U.S.-Malaysia diplomatic relations—the U.S. is proud of our longstanding partnership with the people of Malaysia. • Photos from the trip • Video slideshow of highlights • U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Facebook page • Fact Sheet : The United States and ASEAN: A Strong Foundation, A Bright Future
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Secretary Tillerson’s Travel to Manila, Bangkok, and Kuala Lumpur, August 5-9

Statement by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson Secretary of State Rex Tillerson travels to Manila, Bangkok, and Kuala Lumpur August 5 – 9. In Manila, he will participate in the ASEAN Regional Forum, the East Asia Summit Ministerial, the U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial, and the Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial. During these meetings, Secretary Tillerson will meet with his counterparts and discuss a range of issues including ...
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Capacity building efforts in Sabah by Smithsonian National Zoo

The U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur sponsored a research visit to Sabah by three elephant experts from the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC.  Elephant research specialist Erin Latimer, Senior Curator Bryan Amaral and Veterinarian Dr. James Steeil visited the Sabah Wildlife Department in Lok Kawi and Sepilok from July 31- Aug 5. Their goal was to improve the ability to diagnose Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus (EEHV) in the current ...
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SEAYLP educator conducts an English camp for students in Terengganu

SEAYLP alumnus Lutfi Amri from Universiti Sains Malaysia conducted an English camp for more than 60 secondary school students from SMK Permaisuri Nur Zahirah, SMK Tengku Mahmud and SMK Tengku Mahmud 2 at Demong Beach Resort in Besut, Terengganu. Sponsored by U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, the 3-day camp called House of Pumpkin Alpha was mentored ...
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U.S. highbush blueberries make a splash at AEON in Kuala Lumpur

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council launched a USA blueberry promotion at AEON Supermarket in Kuala Lumpur to demonstrate the fruit’s versatility.  Celebrity nutritionist Alexandra Prabaharan demonstrated how to make blueberry pancakes and smoothies.  Guests and media sipped blueberry fizzy drinks and were given pastries adorned with blueberries. However, the big story behind U.S. highbush* blueberries ...
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Erin Zanre visits Sabah

Erin Zanre, a consultant who specializes in development and implementation of community-based sustainable livelihoods and natural resource management programs, visited Tun Mustapha Park in Sabah on July 3 – 7. Her trip was funded by the Embassy and Sabah Parks in support of community-based fisheries management initiatives. She met community stakeholders, NGOs, government agencies and delivered a ...
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Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Engages with Malaysians

Rekha Pai Kamath, who sits on the board of Fast Forward, an Accelerator for Tech Non-profits based in San Francisco, and an angel investor at Stanford Angels and Entrepreneurs, engaged and awed young Malaysian entrepreneurs. Rekha is a professional mentor and Impact Advisor and has been on the selection committee for the past five years ...
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America’s 241st Anniversary of Independence

Sharing in the celebration of America’s 241st anniversary of independence, nearly 800 guests from throughout Malaysia packed the ballroom at the InterContinental Hotel Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, July 5.  Highlights of the Embassy’s annual “Fourth of July” Reception included welcoming remarks by Ambassador Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir and the evening’s guest of honor, the Honorable Senator Datuk Paul Low Seng ...
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Fulbright Senior Scholar Supports Orangutan Conservation

Fulbright Senior Scholar Dr. Wendy Erb visited an orangutan rehabilitation center in Sabah, East Malaysia on June 21 – 23 to meet wildlife experts and support research efforts and develop educational programs. Dr. Erb is currently conducting research in Indonesia to promote the conservation of wild orangutan populations.
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Portland NGO Supports Park Management in East Malaysia

The executive director of Portland’s Forest Park Conservancy , Renee Myers , visited Miri, Sarawak on June 12-21 to work with a local nature reserve and national park on building community involvement and public awareness. She also visited a public school in Sandakan, Sabah to develop a recycling and education program.
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Ambassador Lakhdhir Makes Second Trip to Sabah

Ambassador Lakhdhir visited Sabah for the second time on May 4-5, 2017. While there she visited the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Likas, gave remarks at a luncheon for the L.E.A.N women’s group, and traveled to Lok Kawi Wildlife Park to meet Joe the elephant, who was rescued by Sabah Wildlife staff. Ambassador Lakhdhir also attended a ship reception with U.S. ...
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Ambassador Lakhdhir Visits Sarawak

Ambassador Lakhdhir made her first official trip to Sarawak on April 20-23, 2017. She visited the secondary school SMK Semerah Padi to meet with students, teachers, and American Fulbright English Assistant Jay Sullivan. She traveled to the Semenggoh Wildlife Center and the Sarawak Biodiversity Center to discuss environmental conservation. She met with library staff of ...
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Ambassador-Designate Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir Visits Cultural Sites in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian staff from the U.S. Embassy brought Ambassador Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir to several important cultural sites in Kuala Lumpur during her first week in the country.  The sites included Merdeka Square, Masjid Wilayah, Guan Di Temple, and Batu Caves.
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Lincoln Corner Kuala Lumpur Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Pomp and Ceremony

The Lincoln Corner Kuala Lumpur celebrated its 10th anniversary with two days of scintillating programs October 21-22.  The U.S. Embassy’s Cultural Affairs Officer (CAO) and the Chairman of the KL Library Board shared congratulatory remarks before 120 college and university students, government officers, librarians, and members of the public, and recounted the decade of accomplishments by the ...
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AIROD Delivers First KC-130J Aircraft to U.S. Marine Corps

Malaysian Aerospace Firm AIROD Delivers First KC-130J Aircraft to U.S. Marine Corps Under Maintenance Contract Malaysian aerospace firm Aircraft Inspection, Repair & Overhaul Depot Sdn Bhd (AIROD) has completed repairs on the first U.S. KC-130J aircraft under contract in support of the U.S. Marine Corps Transport Refueler Squadron based in Japan.  AIROD delivered the aircraft ...
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U.S. Special Representative to Muslim Communities Shaarik Zafar in Malaysia

During his five-day visit to Kuala Lumpur and Penang May 18 to 23, Special Representative to Muslim Communities (SRMC) Shaarik Zafar reached out to rural Muslim communities and engaged with young Muslim activists.  During his trip In Kuala Lumpur, he met with Minister Khairy Jamaluddin and spoke about the need to engage with youth to combat violent ...
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