(submitted by the U.S. Delegation)
The 9th Annual Meeting of APPF in Valparaiso, Chile in January 2001,
Recognizing Sen. William V. Roth, Jr.’s 34 years of successful public service in the U.S. Congress;
Honouring his dedication to international matters and his particular attention to the Asia Pacific region including his long-term commitment to the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum;
Appreciating Sen. Roth’s accomplishments in improving U.S. relations with Japan, Korea, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and other countries of the Asia Pacific; and
Valuing the close personal bonds he has formed with parliamentarians and other leaders around the Asia Pacific;
Congratulate Sen. William V. Roth, Jr. for his outstanding record of accomplishment and his leadership on issues of importance to the United States, the Asia Pacific and the entire world; and
Wish him well in his future endeavours whether in the public or private sector.