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In recognition of Ambassador Kairat Umarov 0

Posted on January 16, 2017 by KazCham

Hon. Dana Rohrabacher of California

in the House of Representatives

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Congressional Records

Mr. Rohrabacher. Mr. Speaker, Ambassador Kairat Umarov of Kazakhstan has faithfully served in Washington, D.C. for the past four years. His steady leadership and commitment to building the relationship between our two countries has resulted in stronger ties and raised the profile of Kazakhstan and President Nazarbayev in the West. As he now prepares to complete his time as Ambassador, I wish to mark the occasion by recognizing his many achievements and extending my personal thanks to

him.

The United States and Kazakhstan share a strategic partnership and a shared interest in preventing nuclear proliferation. Ambassador Umarov has fostered a close working relationship between our government and the Kazakh Embassy which has been a key ingredient for many positive steps. Although he will soon depart Washington, I must mention the Ambassador’s significant contributions to the EXPO 2017 event which

will take place later this year in Kazakhstan.

Over the course of Ambassador Umarov’s time in Washington, I can attest that he is the consummate diplomat, always gracious, even in trying circumstances. While I am sad that his term in our nation’s capital has finished he leaves behind a record of improved relations, not only between governments, but between the people of Kazakhstan and the United States.

Lastly, the Ambassador will celebrate his birthday on January 12th and I wish him the very happiest of celebrations.

Kazakh Ambassador to the U.S. visits Pennsylvania Congressman 0

Posted on November 10, 2014 by KazCham

Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to the U.S. Kairat Umarov met with U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania Joe Pitts, to discuss a range of bilateral issues, including Kazakhstan’s efforts to improve its investment climate and the Kazakhstan-2050 Strategy.

Umarov invited the Congressman to participate in the 5th Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions which will take place in Astana in 2015

The Congressman indicated that they were keen to cooperate on “agro-industry and machine manufacturing,” which are Pennsylvania’s strong points.

Umarov and his delegation also visited a plant where Sikorsky helicopters are assembled and spoke with the company about an upcoming negotiation to establish a Sikorsky aircraft assembly plant in Kazakhstan.



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