US Ambassador visits Summer Institute of Linguistics

U.S. Ambassador Catherine Ebert-Gray, Consular Officer Michael Mitchell and Regional Security Officer Justin Lester departed from Port Moresby this morning, on a Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) flight headed for the SIL compound in the Eastern Highlands town of Ukarumpa. The Embassy officials gave briefings to the leaders of the missionary organization, and then held a Town Hall meeting for over 100 Americans who live in the SIL community. The following day, the team will head to Goroka for more outreach events in the Highlands.