Attention U.S. Citizens: You are Invited to U.S. Embassy Town Hall Event with Ambassador in Lima

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Next Wednesday, November 16, U.S. citizens in Peru are invited to meet newly arrived Ambassador Krishna R. Urs at the U. S. Embassy in Lima.

Don’t miss your chance to meet the new Ambassador!

The U.S. Embassy invites all U.S. citizens and their family members to attend a Town Hall with the U.S. Ambassador to Peru Krishna R. Urs on Thursday, November 16, at 5 p.m. 

This will be Ambassador Urs’ first Town Hall meeting since arriving in Peru.

To attend the event:

You must RSVP by November 14, 2017, to USEmbassyTownHall@state.gov, and include the full name, date of birth, and passport number of every family member attending. If you will be accompanied by immediate family members who are not U.S. citizens, please provide their non-U.S. passport number or Peruvian DNI number. All attendees must bring their passport or DNI to the front gate to enter the U.S. Embassy.

Upon assuming his duties as Ambassador in Peru after presenting credentials, Ambassador Urs noted: “It is an honor to return to Peru and witness the dramatic growth and positive change that has projected the country into a position of regional leadership. The strength of our bilateral relationship crosses all sectors, with particular emphasis on partnership, two-way bilateral trade, and combat transnational organized crime,” said Ambassador Urs.

Ambassador Krishna R. Urs is a career member of the U.S. Foreign Service who presented his credentials to the Government of Peru on October 24, 2017.

Ambassador Krishna R. Urs joined the diplomatic service in 1986. Ambassador Urs served in Peru previously as Economic Officer and later Economic Counselor in Lima, from 1996 to 2000. Ambassador Urs was most recently Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid (June 2014) and Chargé d’Affaires there beginning in January 2017. Previously, he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Affairs and Chief U.S. Government Aviation Negotiator at the Department of State from November 2010 until June 2014. Ambassador Urs is a 1980 graduate of Georgetown University, where he studied Latin American politics and economics at the Walsh School of Foreign Service. He earned a Master’s Degree at the University of Texas in economics in 1985.

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(Adapted from Press Release: U.S. Embassy in Peru/ Photo U.S. Embassy)

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