Deputy Secretary Higginbottom Travels to Madagascar, April 26 – 28

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom is among the most senior U.S. State Department officials to visit Madagascar.  As the country returns to democracy, her visit underscores the support of the U.S. Government for the Malagasy people.  During the visit, she will discuss governance, including transparency and accountability, development and economic growth, and the preservation of Madagascar’s unique environment.  She will meet with President Rajaonarimampianina and other government officials as well as visit U.S. foreign assistance programs related to health, community development, and wildlife protection.