Former Congressional Leaders Tour China


A five-member delegation of former U.S. Congressmen visited China from April 7th to the 15th. During the 8-day visit, the delegation visited Beijing, Qingdao and Shanghai with program highlights including meetings with the Vice Minister of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Former Vice Governor of Shandong Province, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and various cultural excursions such as the Forbidden City and the Great Wall.

Members of this delegation included Charles Boustany, former Representative for Louisiana’s 3rd district, L.F. Payne, former Representative for Virginia’s 5th district, Gary Franks, former Representative for Connecticut’s 5th district, Brian Baird, former Representative for Washington’s 3rd district, and Mike Mclntyre, former Representative for North Carolina’s 7th district.