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USAID’s Tenth Annual Central Asia Trade Forum Goes Virtual

November 16, 2020 – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the tenth annual Central Asia Trade Forum , an international event promoting regional trade and connectivity across Central Asia and beyond. This year’s five-day virtual event includes 100 speakers and 4000 registered participants representing 39 countries including the USA, Afghanistan, Georgia, Germany, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports Collaboration Between Turkmen and American Organizations to Preserve Historical Manuscripts

Ashgabat, November 6, 2020 – On November 5 the Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. of the U.S. Embassy in Turkmenistan, Ms. Valerie Chittenden, announced the U.S. Government’s support of a cultural preservation project to protect historical manuscripts in Turkmenistan. During a virtual ceremony hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Turkmenistan, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. (CDA) Chittenden granted the ...
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Information for LPRs (green card holders) during COVID-19

If you are a U.S. lawful permanent resident (LPR) stranded outside of the United States due to COVID-19, you may find the information below useful. Please note, the U.S. Embassy does not set travel policies for lawful permanent residents (LPRs). U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) retains jurisdiction over the status of LPRs and any request for official guidance should ...
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USAID Empowers Turkmenistan’s Startups to Succeed

October 23, 2020 Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the winners of the three-day Startup Ecosystem Program Competition, held jointly by the USAID Enriching Youth for Tomorrow project, the USAID Future Growth Initiative, and the Union of Economists of Turkmenistan. During four months of the program, 122 young entrepreneurs ...
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USAID Raises the Profile of Central Asian Horticulture Exporters

October 20, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has published a detailed Directory of Central Asian Horticulture Exporters (PDF, 6.62 MB) to provide key information on growers to potential buyers around the world. Over 120 horticulture exporters from Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are listed in the catalogue that includes details about their products ...
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