根据以下白宫官方公告 – 白宫今日宣布美国交通部部长赵小兰将代表美国于2019年10月20日参加印尼总统佐科·维多多就职典礼。之后，赵部长将率领总统代表团赴东京代表美国出席2019年10月22日暨日本天皇登基典礼。
Office of the Press Secretary
Friday, October 11, 2019
Advisory: White House Announces U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao to Represent the United States to the Inauguration of the President of Indonesia
Per Official White House Announcement Below –The White House announced today that U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao will represent the United States at the Inauguration of His Excellency Joko Widodo as President of Indonesia on October 20, 2019. The Secretary will then travel on to Tokyo to represent the United States at the enthronement of the Emperor of Japan on October 22, 2019.
Secretary Chao is a leading woman leader in the United States. As the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, this is Secretary Chao’s second cabinet position. Previously, she served as U.S. Secretary of Labor, becoming the first Asian American woman to be appointed to the President’s cabinet in American history. She has transformed the U. S. Department of Transportation into a national platform to advance safety, modern infrastructure and American innovation.
She has had a distinguished career in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Secretary Chao has worked at the White House, served as Deputy Maritime Administrator, U.S. Department of Transportation; Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission; Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation and Director of the Peace Corps. She was also President and Chief Executive Officer of one of America’s top charities, United Way of America. She has also worked as Vice President of Syndications at Bank of America and Citicorp. Honored for her extensive record of accomplishments and public service, she is the recipient of 37 honorary doctorate degrees.
Secretary Chao was born in Asia and came to America at the age of eight speaking no English; she received her citizenship at the age of 19. Secretary Chao is married to the United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. She is the eldest of six daughters born to Dr. James S.C. Chao and the late Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao.
A photograph of Secretary Elaine L. Chao is enclosed for your use, please credit the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 11, 2019
President Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to Indonesia to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia
President Donald J. Trump today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Indonesia to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, on October 20, 2019.
The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Transportation, will lead the delegation.
Members of the Presidential Delegation:
The Honorable Joseph R. Donovan Jr., United States Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia