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Under the auspices of the John Brown Cook Association, the Athenaeum is honored to host the ambassador of Malaysia to the United States on September 13. Albert Talalla has been his country"s ambassador to Canada, the Commonwealth Caribbean, China, Greece, Germany, Mexico, and to the United States. During his distinguished career Mr. Talalla has represented Malaysia at the United Nations and was chosen to lead the Southeast Asian nations on a goodwill mission to Africa in 1985. Ambassador Talalla is one of the most senior members of his country's career foreign service.

The 7:00 p.m. address will be preceded by a 5:30 p.m. reception and 6:00 p.m. dinner. Please sign up using the enclosed reservation form.