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Travel and Medical Advisory

Event: Some parts of Turkmenistan, including Ashgabat, are currently experiencing a dust cloud covering. It is believed this mixture of salt particles and dust is from the area around the Aral Sea carried here by strong winds, but we cannot independently confirm this information. The U. S. Embassy Health Unit, in consultation with colleagues in ...
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USAID Bolsters Turkmen Transport and Logistics Companies

Ashgabat, May 24, 2018 – Yesterday, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) concluded a five-day workshop designed to help transport and logistics companies in Turkmenistan improve their management systems and increase their export opportunities. Turkmenistan has developed numerous large-scale infrastructure projects to improve trade potential but, without good management practices, local transport and logistics ...
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U.S. Embassy Helps Preserve Turkmenistan’s Cultural Heritage

Ashgabat, May 11, 2018 – U.S. Ambassador Allan Mustard will visit Mary province on May 16 to take part in the closing ceremony for restoration and conservation of the Greater and Lesser Gyz Gala monuments in Ancient Merv, supported by the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP). The ceremony will be held at Gyz ...
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Bike Diplomacy: U.S. Embassy Promotes Silk Road Connectivity with Bike Trip across Turkmenistan

Ashgabat, March 28, 2018 – Public Diplomacy Officer J.R. deLara will bike across Turkmenistan March 31 – April 12 to demonstrate support for regional connectivity, promote U.S. educational and exchange programs, and learn more about life in Turkmenistan outside the capital. J.R. will depart from Farap on March 31 and expects to reach the Caspian ...
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USAID Supports Producers with Export Promotion in Turkmenistan

Ashgabat, March 28, 2018 – The U.S. Agency for International Development Competitiveness, Trade, and Jobs Program in Central Asia, in partnership with the Turkmenistan Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (UIE), held a seminar for local producers to help strengthen their export potential. To increase their revenue and earn hard currency, Turkmenistan’s producers look to foreign ...
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