In recognition of the death of the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, President Donald Trump has declared a National Day of Mourning on December 5, 2018. The U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat and the American Center will be closed December 5 to honor President Bush’s service and legacy. The Embassy will not offer routine consular services. In the event on an emergency, American Citizens can reach the duty officer at (+99363) 047683. Normal operational hours will resume on Thursday, December 6.