He was accompanied by Mr. Daniel P Claffey a Public Affair officer and Mr. Riaz Urrahman Sadayan a Program Specialist from the Embassy office in Kuala Lumpur. While in Kuching, Apaienduq was appointed as his Liaison Officer by the Protocol Unit of the State Government.
His Excellency entourage was joined by his family on the evening of 21th Feb 2008. On the 1st day, of his first visit was to the Anglican Archbishop Right Reverend Bolly Lapok before he proceed to the Borneo Post to meet Mr Jimmy Adit, its chief editor. In the afternoon His Excellency met with invited NGOs for the roundtable talk. His roundtable talk with NGOs was organised by AZAM at the State Library. After the roundtable table His Excellency proceed to another function, to officially launched one of the 5 Lincoln Corner in Malaysia, one at the State Library. The Lincoln Corner was sponsored by the American Embassy Office. The other 4 Lincoln Corner in Malaysia were in KL, Trengganu, Penang and Sabah.
His Excellency paid a visit to the Director of State Planning Unit where he was briefed on the History and the Development of the State before His Excellency joined YB Datuk Amar Wilson Baya Dandot, State Secretary for a private lunch at Holiday Inn Kuching.
His Excellency Mr. James R. Kieth exchanged ideas with Right Reverend Bolly Lapok
His Excellency attending a private lunch with Mr. Garawat Gala the President of Sarawak Kelabit Association cum Deputy President of the Federation of Orang Ulu Association
His Excellency listening to one of the speaker during the Raoundtable Discussion with NGOs
The Vice President of Sarawak Dayak National Union (SDNU) Mr. Wlliam Langgong attended the Roundtable Discussion with the Ambassador
His Excellency signing a visitor book after the Launching of the Lincoln Corner at the State Library
His Excellency James R. Kieth and Yg Bbhg. Datu Aloysius Driss listen to a briefing given by the Director of State Planning Unit Mr. Ismawi Ismuni
The Director of State Planning Unit Mr. Ismawi Ismuni exchanged souvenir with His Excellency after the State briefing at Wisma Bapa Malaysia Petra Jaya
His Excellency accompanied by Apaienduq listening to Mr. Gad Sugod about the orangutan at Semenggok Wildlife Centre
Hee hee hee Apaienduq completed his job as Liaison Officer and received a souvenir book "Sacred Legacy" from His Excellency Mr. James R. Kieth witness by Daniel Claffey APP Officer Public Affairs and Riaz Urrahman Sadayan Program Specialist