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Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 3:45am

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan - Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator Javier Piedra met with Kazakhstan International Development Agency (KazAID) Coordinator Rapil Zhoshybaev to strengthen cooperation on development and humanitarian assistance and explore future strategic opportunities for collaboration between the two agencies.

Also in attendance were U.S. Consul General Eric Meyer, USAID Regional Mission Director for Central Asia Christopher Edwards, from the U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan, and Head of Multilateral Economic Cooperation and Official Development Assistance Unit Asset Makhmetov, and Member of the Working Group on the Establishment of KazAID Ainur Tuimebekova, from the Kazakhstan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

Central Asia
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:30pm

Today, USAID’s Smart Waters project convened water sector national partners from five Central Asian countries and Afghanistan for the eighth Regional Steering Committee for water coordination in Burabay, Kazakhstan. The meeting facilitated the exchange of information and ideas among participating countries and the sharing of national best practices at a regional level.  

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:45am

Today the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan, officially launched three new tuberculosis projects that will provide smart, targeted investments to further reduce the burden of TB on Kazakhstanis.  The Vice-Minister of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Lyazat Aktayeva; U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan, William H. Moser; and the WHO Representative in Kazakhstan Oleg Chestnov participated in the ceremony. 

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:00pm

The United States and Kazakhstan took an important step to strengthen energy cooperation today by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will help establish a market-based Central Asian Regional Electricity Market (CAREM). United States Deputy Assistant Administrator Javier Piedra and Vice Minister of Energy, Republic of Kazakhstan, Sungat Yessimkhanov signed the MOU at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.