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U.S. Congressional Delegation Will Visit Taiwan

A delegation from the U.S. Congress's Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure led by Rep. Jerry Costello (D-Illinois), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Aviation, will visit Taiwan August 9 through 11, 2008, on a fact-finding trip that also includes stops in Singapore and Vietnam.  They will meet with Taiwan officials and officials of the American Institute in Taiwan as well as familiarize themselves with Taiwan's commercial aircraft maintenance facilities and its policies and methods for preventing terrorist attacks on seaports and airports.  No media activities are planned.