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  • The Kyrgyz-American Hip-Hop Fest 2015 will take place May 28 to June 5 in five cities in Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek, Talas, Jalal-Abad, Kyzyl-Kija, and Osh.

    The Kyrgyz-American Hip-Hop Fest 2015 will take place May 28 to June 5 in five cities in Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek, Talas, Jalal-Abad, Kyzyl-Kija, and Osh.

  • USAID presents results of Quality Health Care Project. Since September 2010, the QHCP has provided training, equipment, and supplies to improve management, financing, and provision of health services in the Kyrgyz Republic.

    USAID presents results of Quality Health Care Project. Since September 2010, the QHCP has provided training, equipment, and supplies to improve management, financing, and provision of health services in the Kyrgyz Republic.

  • Embassy Issues First Five-Year Visa. On Wednesday afternoon in a small ceremony in the Consular Section, Chargé Richard Miles presented Kyrgyz citizen Seinep Dyikanbaeva with the first five-year visa to the United States.

    Embassy Issues First Five-Year Visa. On Wednesday afternoon in a small ceremony in the Consular Section, Chargé Richard Miles presented Kyrgyz citizen Seinep Dyikanbaeva with the first five-year visa to the United States.

  • Interagency Team Travels to Central Asia for Afghan Consultations.

    Interagency Team Travels to Central Asia for Afghan Consultations.

More News from the Embassy

  • USAID presents results of Quality Health Care Project

    On May 12 at 10 a.m., USAID will present the results of its five-year Quality Health Care Project (QHCP). Since September 2010, the QHCP has provided training, equipment, and supplies to improve management, financing, and provision of health services related to tuberculosis (TB), HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health services, and other public health threats in the Kyrgyz Republic.  

  • Ambassador’s Statement on the Occasion of Victory Day

    Seventy years ago, the flags of freedom unfurled across Europe and Asia as victorious Allied troops brought World War II to an end. Peace prevailed as millions were liberated from oppression. Today, we remember the millions of people who lost their lives as victims of battle, the Holocaust, occupations, and acts of repression. We remember those who fought against fascism and intolerance to ensure victory for human dignity and liberty. We honor the veterans of the conflict, both those who have passed and those who are still with us. And we hail the progress made in the last 70 years in overcoming the legacy of the war. 

  • Interagency Team Travels to Central Asia for Afghan Consultations

    Recognizing the important contributions of the five Central Asian republics to broader regional stability, an interagency team will visit Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan for bilateral consultations on Afghanistan, April 20–24. This group, led by State Department officials including Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Daniel Rosenblum and Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Laurel Miller, will discuss the enduring U.S. commitment to the region as well as recent developments in Afghanistan with government officials in each of the capitals. 

  • Joint Statement on the Third U.S.-Kyrgyz Republic Annual Bilateral Consultations

    Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed Erlan Abdyldaev, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, and the accompanying Kyrgyz delegation to Washington for the third round of United States – Kyrgyz Republic Annual Bilateral Consultations on April 8-10, 2015. The Secretary and Foreign Minister acknowledged that the consultations were an important opportunity to renew the bilateral relationship and review the impressive democratic, social, economic, security, and human rights gains made since the independence of the Kyrgyz Republic 24 years ago. Secretary Kerry confirmed that the Kyrgyz Republic is an important partner of the United States and emphasized the long-standing and continuing U.S. support for the sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity of the Kyrgyz Republic. The Secretary and Foreign Minister recognized the efforts of the Kyrgyz Republic to encourage full implementation of the Minsk agreements by all sides.  

  • Kyrgyz citizens to receive five-year multiple entry visas

    The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that the United States and Kyrgyzstan will begin issuing five-year, multiple entry visas to each other’s citizens on April 28, 2015. We thank our colleagues in the Government of Kyrgyzstan for their cooperation to make expanded visa reciprocity a reality. 

  • Business Development Assistance for Women Entrepreneurs in Osh and Batken

    On April 13 in Batken, women entrepreneurs and officials from the State Tax Service, the head of Kyrgyzpatent, and tax experts met to exchange information to help grow business in the region. The meeting was sponsored by USAID’s Women’s Leadership in Small and Medium Enterprises Program (WLSME) together with International Financial Corporation’s (IFC) Project on Taxation in Central Asia. A similar meeting will take place on April 14 in Osh for women entrepreneurs of Osh oblast. 

  • Doctors to learn chemical dependence treatment

    A start-up workshop for a distance education course, “Practical aspects of psycho-social support for patients with chemical dependence,” will take place April 14-15 in Bishkek. 33 medical staff from prisons and healthcare facilities will take the course delivered by the Kyrgyz State Medical Institute for Training and Advanced Education (KSMI) in cooperation with the USAID HIV React Project implemented by AIDS Foundation East-West. 

  • U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic is conducting an on-line auction.

    U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic is conducting an on-line auction of used office furniture and other goods and invites all interested people to participate in the auction. 

  • Celebration of World Book Day in the Kyrgyz Republic

    On April 20-25, a week-long series of events celebrating World Book Day (April 23) will promote reading among children and youth in the Kyrgyz Republic. The events will be organized by the National Reading Committee at the Ministry of Education and Science in partnership with the Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism, the USAID Quality Reading Project, the UNICEF Program for Promoting Reading for Young Children in the Kyrgyz Republic, the Family Reading Project of the Aga Khan Foundation, and other organizations. 

  • Chargé Miles meets Students at Kant American Corner

    On April 9, Chargé d'Affaires ad interim Richard M. Miles spoke to over 60 students and Peace Corps volunteers at the Kant American Corner hosted by the Chui Oblast Library. Chargé Miles opened the discussion with a brief overview of his career and background. The students asked a wide range of questions – all in excellent English - about his work and experiences. 

  • Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken Remarks on an Enduring Vision for Central Asia

    The Brookings Foreign Policy and Global Economy and Development programs hosted Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken for a public address on current priorities and future prospects for U.S. engagement in Central Asia. In his remarks, Blinken examined U.S. national interests with respect to the nations of Central Asia, and how the United States plans to deepen its partnerships in the region to enhance regional security, further economic integration, and address common foreign policy challenges. He additionally emphasized the potential for Central Asia to benefit from greater economic connectivity to fast-growing Asian markets. This address is the first broadly public articulation of the results of an interagency policy review process, begun in 2014 and recently concluded.  

  • Nonprofit Management Resource Center opens in Osh State University

    On Friday, April 10, 2015 Osh State University will inaugurate a Nonprofit Management (NPM) Resource Center, which will support universities in Osh, Jalal-Abad, and Batken Oblasts. Rector of Osh State University Kanybek Isakov, the Ministry of Education and Science, university professors, USAID, the East-West Management Institute, and civil society organizations will participate in the event. The official opening ceremony starts at 10 a.m. in the Business and Management Department of Osh State University (80, Masalieva Street, 1st floor, room 102, Osh).