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LAHORE – Yuriy Fedkiw has assumed charge of the U.S. Consulate General in Lahore.

He is the 29th American diplomat to lead the U.S. post in Lahore, where the United States has maintained a diplomatic presence and built a strong relationship with the people of Punjab since 1947.

He arrived in the city last Friday.

Yuriy Fedkiw was most recently the Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate in Fukuoka, Japan and previously served in Iraq, Ukraine, Slovenia, China, Tokyo, and Washington, DC.

Prior to entering the Foreign Service, Consul General Fedkiw coordinated international relations for the City of Oita.

He received his B.A. in East Asian Studies from Wittenberg University, an M.A. in International Affairs from American University, and an M.A. in International Relations from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan.