GOP National Committee Forms Asian American Advisory Council

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K.V. Kumar from California has been named to the new GOP Asian Pacific American Advisory Council. (India-West file photo)

Posted on March 5, 2014

Source: IndiaWest

The Republican National Committee March 3 launched three national advisory councils to “strengthen ties with minority communities and expand engagement efforts across the country.”

They advisory groups are: the Asian Pacific American Advisory Council, the African American Advisory Council and the Hispanic Advisory Council.

“I want to ensure the Republican Party is building sincere relationships in every community across the country, and our advisory councils will help make that a reality,” said RNC chairman Reince Priebus.

“They are all leaders in their communities, and each council member brings a unique perspective. I look forward to working with them to grow the Republican Party.”

The Asian Pacific American Advisory Council has 31 members. South Asian Americans on the council include: Puneet Ahluwalia of Virginia, Suhail Khan of Washington, D.C., K.V. Kumar of California, Ajay Kuntamukkala of Maryland and Harry Walia of Florida.