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The Letter of President Biden to President Berdimuhamedow

THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON November 12, 2021 His Excellency Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow President of the Republic of Turkmenistan Ashgabat Dear Mr. President: I want to express my gratitude to you and your government for the assistance and cooperation you offered as relocations from Afghanistan were underway in August and September. Your timely help in expeditiously granting ...
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USAID Central Asia Commemorates Agency’s 60th Anniversary and Three Decades of Local Development Progress

For Immediate Release November 3, 2021 Ashgabat, Turkmenistan: On November 3, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) commemorates a major milestone, marking 60 years since it was founded by President John F. Kennedy. USAID’s Regional Mission Central Asia joins a global celebration to mark the Agency’s 60th anniversary. For six decades, USAID has built its ...
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USAID Facilitates Strengthening Turkmenistan’s Securities Market

October 07, 2021, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Governance Support Program, in partnership with the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan (UIE), hosted a virtual seminar designed to support the development of the Ashgabat Stock Exchange and to attract investment in the country’s economy. In his opening remarks, U.S. Ambassador ...
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Lawrence Hardy II Arrives as Usaid Regional Mission Director to Central Asia

October 07, 2021, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – The U.S. Mission to Turkmenistan is pleased to announce Lawrence Hardy II, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, has arrived in Almaty as the new Regional Mission Director for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Central Asia. Mr. Hardy will lead USAID’s regional programs across Kazakhstan, the ...
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USAID Announces New Central Asia Trade Activity

October 05, 2021, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new $19 million five-year activity, USAID Trade Central Asia, that will be implemented in Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. The new trade activity will build on USAID’s decades of achievements facilitating regional trade, enterprise development, and regional ...
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