In June, 2005, the Institute joined a group led by Mr. Zheng Bijian, then Chairman of the China Reform Forum (CRF) to visit the United States,during which they met with high ranking U.S. government officials and scholars in Washington DC and New York.
Chinese scholars met with then U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton in her office on the Capital Hill on June 15, 2005: Mr. Zheng Bijian (Fourth from left), then Chairman of CRF, Mr. Shi Zhihong (Third from right),the present Deputy Director of the Policy Research Office of CPC Central Committee, and Mr. Fang Wenquan (First from right), Chairman of Tianda Institute
A meeting with John J. Hamre ( Fifth from right), President and CEO of CSIS:Mr. Zheng Bijian (Fourth from right), Mr. Shi Zhihong (third from right) and Mr. Fang Wenquan (Third from left), Chairman of Tianda Institute
Scholars from the Institute and CRF met with General Brent Scowcroft,former U.S. National Security Advisor in Washington DC on June 17, 2005.