Asian American State Legislators Meet with Top Japanese Government, Business Leaders

WASHINGTON – Six state elected officials from diverse Asian American backgrounds and regions recently traveled to Japan as part of the 2018 Asian American Leadership Delegation (AALD) program.

From Nov. 30 to Dec. 8, the delegation traveled to Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. They exchanged ideas with Japanese political and government leaders, business executives, nonprofit leaders and academics, creating networks that can mutually benefit the U.S.-Japan relationship.

AALD is in its fifth year, and the 2018 delegation included the following six legislators, four of whom were visiting Japan for the first time…

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