Malaysia National Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 30, 2021 🔗 Permalink: https://www.state.gov/malaysia-national-day/ On behalf of the United States of America, I extend my best wishes to the people of Malaysia on the occasion of your National Day on August 31. Over the past 64 years of Malaysia’s independence, our countries have forged a strong partnership rooted in close people-to-people, economic, ...
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Marking U.S. Engagement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Its 54th Anniversary

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 6, 2021 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I am honored to congratulate the 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the ASEAN Secretariat on the 54th anniversary of the organization’s founding on August 8. U.S.-ASEAN engagement is now in its fifth ...
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U.S. State Department honors Muslim Volunteer Mohamed Ariq Mokhti

ATTENTION: EDITORS August 4, 2021 In commemoration of Aidiladha, the U.S. State Department honors Malaysian Muslim volunteer Mohamed Ariq Mokhti, who embodies the universal values of service, selflessness, and compassion in service to bettering the lives of others. Mohamed Ariq participated in a virtual event with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Under Secretary ...
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On the Occasion of Eid al-Adha

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 20, 2021 Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State On behalf of the United States of America, I extend my warmest wishes to all those celebrating Eid al-Adha in the United States and around the world. This special occasion is a time to reflect on the values of sacrifice, service, compassion, charity, and for helping ...
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On the Occasion of Vesak Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 26, 2021 Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State Today we join Buddhists at home and around the world in their celebration of Vesak, a day honoring the legacy, tradition, and teachings of the Buddha. On this occasion, we celebrate the invaluable contributions of Buddhist communities the world over.  We join these communities ...
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On the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 12, 2021 I extend my warmest wishes to all Muslims in the United States and around the world celebrating Eid al-Fitr. On this Eid al-Fitr, we reflect on the values of charity, community, cooperation, and compassion, and, in the face of a global pandemic, we honor the Muslims worldwide who came together ...
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On Lunar New Year

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 11, 2021 I wish our friends around the world good health, peace, and fortune on the occasion of the Lunar New Year on February 12. As millions of Americans celebrate this new lunar year, the United States stands with friends and allies to advance our shared ...
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