Chair of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Arrives in Jakarta for G20 Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit

Today, Representative Gregory W. Meeks, Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, arrived in Jakarta to represent the United States on behalf of Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the 8th G20 Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit.

Chairman Meeks will deliver a keynote speech during a plenary session on “Effective Parliament, Vibrant Democracy,” which will address the importance of defending democratic values, combating climate change, strengthening food and energy security, advancing sustainable development and COVID-19 recovery, and deepening interparliamentary coordination on these challenges.

In Jakarta, Chairman Meeks will also meet with senior officials of the Indonesian government, civil society representatives, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations secretariat, and other international partners.