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  • USTDA Promotes Power Project in Kazakhstan

    USTDA Promotes Power Project in Kazakhstan

    On June 30, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Batys Transit joint stock company (BTTR) to support a feasibility study for a gas-fired power plant project in northwest Kazakhstan.

  • Mark Tafoya at Taste of American West event in Almaty.

    Taste of the American West

    In June, the U.S. Consulate General in Almaty organized an American Culinary project called “Taste of the American West”. New York City-based chef and author Mark Tafoya spent a week in Almaty.

  • The U.S. Embassy presents a new KAZCENT

    The U.S. Embassy presents a new KAZCENT

    An official handover ceremony of a newly-renovated training center was held April 10 at KAZCENT -Partnership for Peace Training Center.

  • Assistant Secretary Nisha Biswal“Native Lands” Photo Exhibition in Almaty

    “Native Lands” Photo Exhibition Opens in Almaty

    On April 2 Assistant Secretary Nisha Biswal opened a “Native Lands” photo exhibition in Almaty, the U.S. Consulate’s partnership with A. Kasteyev State Museum of Arts and Chevron Corporation.

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  • Statement by the President on the Occasion of Ramadan
    Statement by the President on the Occasion of Ramadan

    On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslim communities here in the United States and around the world on the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan. A time for self-reflection and devotion through prayer and fasting, Ramadan is also an occasion when Muslims around the world reaffirm their commitment to helping the less ..  

  • USTDA Promotes Gas-Fired and Renewable Power in Kazakhstan
    USTDA Promotes Gas-Fired and Renewable Power in Kazakhstan

    On June 30, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Batys Transit joint stock company (BTTR) to support a feasibility study for a gas-fired power plant project in northwest Kazakhstan. The grant will help BTTR determine the technical and financial feasibility of a 25-100 megawatt gas-fired power plant, as well as review options for producing renewable energy.. 

  • Taste of the American West
    Taste of the American West

    In June, the U.S. Consulate General in Almaty organized an American Culinary project called “Taste of the American West”. New York City-based chef and author Mark Tafoya spent a week in Almaty, conducting talks at the Almaty American Corner and at a local networking group as well as master classes for young students of the Business Women Association.. 

  • The U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan presents a new KAZCENT - - Kazakhstan's renovated Partnership for Peace Training Center
    The U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan presents a new KAZCENT - - Kazakhstan's renovated Partnership for Peace Training Center

    An official handover ceremony of a newly-renovated training center was held April 10 at KAZCENT -Partnership for Peace Training Center. U.S. Consul General Theresa Grencik, KAZCENT Commander Colonel Oleg Essenov and Major Justin Colbert, Chief of the Office of Military Cooperation, participated in the ceremony, along with KAZCENT personnel.. 

  • “Native Lands” Photo Exhibition Opens in Almaty
    “Native Lands” Photo Exhibition Opens in Almaty

    On April 2 the U.S. Consulate General in Almaty, in partnership with A. Kasteyev State Museum of Arts and Chevron Corporation presented a “Native Lands” photo exhibition, depicting nomadic indigenous peoples and their traditions in Central Asia and North America. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal delivered the remarks at the opening ceremony.. 

  • CG attends the 25th anniversary of the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan
    CG attends the 25th anniversary of the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan

    February 15, 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan. During a ceremony in Almaty, local authorities, Afghan war veterans, youth organizations, diplomats and Almaty residents honored those who served. U.S. Consul General T.Grencik represented the United States, laying flowers at the Eternal Flame monument in Panfilov Park.. 

  • Anti-Littering PSA
    U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan, Almaty City Akimat and «Posadiderevo.Kz» Team Launch Anti-Littering Campaign in Almaty

    The U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan, Almaty city Akimat and local environmental nongovernmental organization PosadiDerevo.kz launched an anti-littering civic education and youth awareness campaign with the premiere of a public service announcement (PSA) in Almaty on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 5 PM at the Bekmambetov Cinema. The PSA will be screened on Khabar and Kazakhstan TV channels.. 

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  • Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program (2015 - 2016 Academic Year) The U.S. Mission in Kazakhstan starts accepting the 2015-2016 Fulbright Visiting Scholar program applications. The program program brings accomplished Kazakhstani scholars to the United States to conduct advanced research at U.S. universities for a period up to one academic year. The application deadline is October 15, 2014.

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  • The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2015-2016 Academic Year The U.S. Mission in Kazakhstan starts accepting the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship applications. The program provides accomplished young and mid-career professionals with ten months of non-degree academic study, leadership development, and professional enrichment in the United States. The application deadline is July 15, 2014.

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