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  • World Cup champion Lorrie Fair visited communities around the country for the Summer Soccer Fest.

    World Cup champion Lorrie Fair visited communities around the country for the Summer Soccer Fest.

  • Chargé Miles opens the American Corners Caravan in Naryn June 16. Over 300 Naryn residents attended the event, which is part of a country-wide, summer-long moveable spaces campaign to promote open dialogue and build bridges of understanding.

    Chargé Miles opens the American Corners Caravan in Naryn June 16. Over 300 Naryn residents attended the event, which is part of a country-wide, summer-long moveable spaces campaign to promote open dialogue and build bridges of understanding.

  • The Kyrgyz-American Hip-Hop Fest 2015 was held in Bishkek on May 30 in Oak Park. Hip-hop dancers, DJs and MCs gave fiery performances for all dance lovers, and some of the top graffiti artists from the United States and Kyrgyzstan showcased their work.

    The Kyrgyz-American Hip-Hop Fest 2015 was held in Bishkek on May 30 in Oak Park. Hip-hop dancers, DJs and MCs gave fiery performances for all dance lovers, and some of the top graffiti artists from the United States and Kyrgyzstan showcased their work.

  • Ministry of Agriculture hosts National Field Day for farmers with USAID support. On May 26, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture hosted a National Field Day on advanced technologies for cultivation of early maturing fruits and vegetables in Osh Oblast.

    Ministry of Agriculture hosts National Field Day for farmers with USAID support. On May 26, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture hosted a National Field Day on advanced technologies for cultivation of early maturing fruits and vegetables in Osh Oblast.

More News from the Embassy

  • The Opening Ceremony of a new Challenge TB Project

    The Opening Ceremony of a new Challenge TB Project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will take place on June 25 at 10:00 a.m. at the Conference Hall of the Republican Scientific Medical Library at the following address: 1, Togolok Moldo street. Representatives of the Ministry of Health, National TB Program, USAID and other international organizations will attend the event. Challenge TB  

  • The U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic announces a tender for the purchase of professional cleaning equipment designated for cleaning of facilities

    Written bids with detailed resume of your company must be submitted not later than 17:00, 3 July 2015 to BishkekGSOBid@state.gov 

  • USAID Supports Development of Tourist Destinations in the Kyrgyz Republic

    Four tourist destinations across the Kyrgyz Republic will receive assistance from the USAID Business Growth Initiative (BGI). In February 2015, BGI invited teams of tourism service providers, local administrations, and other interested parties from all over the country to submit applications with tourism development strategies for their location.  

  • Girls’ Soccer Festival 2015 with U.S. Soccer Star Lorrie Fair

    On the eve of the Women's World Cup soccer championship in Canada, the National Soccer Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic and the U.S. Embassy and will host the Girls’ Soccer Festival 2015. 150 young female soccer players from Bishkek, Chui oblast, Osh, Jalalabad, and Talas will take part in the festival. 

  • USAID Announces Results of HIV and TB Prevention Project

    USAID will present the results of its five-year Dialogue on HIV and TB Project at a closing conference on June 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the conference hall of the Jannat Hotel in Bishkek. The Dialogue Project aimed to reduce the spread of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) by changing behaviors among people most at risk, including people who use intravenous drugs, those in prison, migrants, and people living with HIV.  

  • U.S. Embassy Statement on Fifth Anniversary of June Events

    Today marks the five-year anniversary of the beginning of the tragic interethnic violence in the south. The United States notes that the people and Government of Kyrgyzstan have made efforts since that time to promote accountability, stability, and unity, and will continue to do so. 

  • Ministry of Agriculture hosts National Field Day for farmers with USAID support

    On May 26, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture will host a National Field Day on advanced technologies for cultivation of early maturing fruits and vegetables in Aravan Rayon, Osh Oblast. First Deputy Prime Minister Taiyrbek Sarpashev, Minister of Agriculture Taalaibek Aidaraliev, and Deputy Governor of Osh Oblast Ahmadjan Mahammadov are expected to attend. Farmers, members of agricultural cooperatives, staff of rayon agricultural departments, and agricultural service providers from across the country will participate in the event, which is supported by the USAID Agro Horizon Project. 

  • 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.