Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education Mr. Clay Pell visited AMINEF on Thursday, June 20, 2013 accompanied by U.S. Embassy Counselor for Public Diplomacy Mr. Don Q. Washington.
He was briefed on the program activities of the American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF). He expressed his thanks to AMINEF for the great work in Indonesia and promised that he would bring the message to Washington. He is particularly interested in finding ways to facilitate the exchange of students and scholars between the two countries. He would discuss the visa issues with the Indonesian counterparts during the upcoming Senior Officials’ APEC meeting he is going to attend in Medan.
He also met with the AMINEF EducationUSA advisers and be briefed on the outreach activities that they have in trying to increase the number of Indonesian students going to the U.S.
DAS Pell is in Jakarta shortly on the way to Medan where he is scheduled to attend the Third Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 3) of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member countries in Medan on June 22 – July 6, 2013.
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