In recognition of his work on U.S.-Asia relations and advocacy for the Asian American community, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) has been awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the International Leadership Foundation (ILF).
“Our country is a rich tapestry of cultural backgrounds and Asian Americans make up a vibrant part of the American story. As Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, establishing strong ties between the United States and Asia has been my focus. This relationship will be the defining partnership of the 21st century. At home, I’ve lead the fight against alleged discrimination by elite universities towards qualified Asian Americans. I look forward to continuing to work with the ILF as a strong advocate for the Asian-American community,” said Chairman Royce.
“Every year, ILF recognizes truly remarkable individuals and organizations at the annual ILF Awards Gala. They are selected not only because of their tremendous professional achievements, but also for their dedication to the improvement of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community,” said Chiling Tong, Founder and CEO of the ILF.
As Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Chairman Royce has made improving relations with Asia a priority for the United States Congress. He …read more
Source:: U.S. Rep. Ed Royce