Foreign visitors in Washington this week include: Tuesday
George Bachiashvili, CEO of the Georgian Co-Investment Fund; Mamuka Bakhtadze, CEO of the Georgian Railway; and Giorgi Pertaia, head of Georgian National Investment Agency. They discuss current events in the former Soviet republic at a forum at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Nguyen Tran Hien, director of Vietnam’s National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, and Dr. Vandine Or, director of Cambodia’s Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Health. They discuss health issues in the Mekong Delta in a forum at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Wednesday
Health Minister Daniel Bahr of Germany, who addresses the Friedrich Naumann Foundation.
Habila Adamu, a survivor of violence by the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram, who testifies before the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Africa, global health, global human rights and international organizations at a 1 p.m. hearing in Room 2200 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Thursday
Raymond Cohen of Israel’s Hebrew University, Jan Jires of the Czech Defense Ministry, Antoine Vion of France’s Aix-Marseille University, Israeli TV news anchorman David Witzthum and Lanxin Xiang of the Transatlantic Academy in Geneva. They discuss French-German relations at a forum sponsored by the American Institute for Contemporary Germany Studies at Johns Hopkins University.