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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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USAID’S 11th Annual Central Asia Trade Forum Begins Today

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, October 4, 2021 – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the eleventh annual  Central Asia Trade Forum , an international event promoting regional trade and connectivity across Central Asia and beyond focused on post-COVID recovery and resilience in the region. This five-day virtual event includes over 80 distinguished speakers from around the world including Central ...
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Statement by Secretary Antony J. Blinken on the Occasion of Turkmenistan Independence Day

On behalf of the Government and people of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Turkmenistan as they celebrate their 30th Independence Day on September 27, 2021. For thirty years, Turkmenistan and the United States have enjoyed a close and productive relationship grounded in support for Turkmenistan’s sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity. ...
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