News & Events

Important Notice for Visa Applicants and U.S. Citizens

The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with our overseas passport and visa systems. This issue is not specific to any particular country, citizenship document, or visa category. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working urgently to correct the problem and restore full operability. Passport applications accepted overseas ...
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U.S. Embassy Announces Advanced Program in Law and Economics

The U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat announces an intensive, three-month, graduate-level course titled “Advanced Program in Law and Economics for Representatives from Central Asia,” for young and mid-career level government, civil society, and media participants from Turkmenistan and other Central Asian states. The course will be conducted at the Riga Graduate School of Law in Riga, ...
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U.S. Department of Energy’s Week-long Training Focuses on Detecting and Securing Radioactive Orphan Sources

The United States Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) conducted a “Searching for and Securing Radioactive Orphan Sources” workshop in Ashgabat June 1-5, 2015. Three NNSA experts worked with their counterparts from Government of Turkmenistan agencies that are engaged in protecting radioactive sources in Turkmenistan, such as the Academy of Sciences and the ...
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Ambassador Mustard Travels to Lebap Province

On June 4, Ambassador Allan Mustard traveled to Lebap Velayat (Province) for a day-long working visit. On this trip, the Ambassador met with Governor of Lebap Province Muhammet Jorayev to discuss regional economic development and opportunities for bilateral cooperation. Following the meeting, the Ambassador toured the XII-century Silk Road caravanserai (rest stop) at Dayahatyn, where ...
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