Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Independence Day Remarks

Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen Remarks for Independence Day “A New Era of Cooperation” Friday, June 29, 2018 19:00   Assalomu aleykum, dobre vecher, good evening, ladies and gentlemen, honored guests from all parts of Uzbekistan’s government and society, members of the diplomatic corps, distinguished colleagues, and friends: I thank you all for joining us on ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Film Festival Opening Remarks

Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen Film Festival Opening Remarks American Women’s History Month Thursday, March 1, 2018 6:00 pm, NEXT Cinema, Babur Str (As Prepared) Good evening, assalomu aleykum. Thank you for coming out tonight for this screening of Hidden Figures to kick off the U.S. Embassy’s American Women’s Film Festival.  I also wish to thank ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Remarks for Handheld Radiation Detector Donation Event

Tashkent, Uzbekistan February 23, 2018 – 11:00 a.m. (As Prepared) Good morning! Ассалому Алейкум! Доброе Утро! It is an honor to be here today with the State Customs Committee of Uzbekistan to celebrate another milestone in the area of international nuclear security between our two countries. I’d first like to thank Mr. Jasur Alimovich, the ...
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Remarks of Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen at Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute

Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute (TPMI) Remarks of Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen Tuesday, February 13, 2018 1:30 pm (As Prepared) Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, assalomu aleykum. Thank you Rector Daminov for inviting us here today.  I am so pleased to be here among distinguished company, including Rector Daminov and the Vice Rectors, and our good ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Welcome Remarks at the Tashkent State University of Law

February 8, 2018 Tashkent State University of Law (As Prepared) Good morning.  Доброе утро.  Assalamu aleikum. Rector Kanyazov, Judge Fogel, honored guests:  I am here for three reasons today:  to thank the rector, to support U.S. assistance in Uzbekistan’s judicial sector and to introduce Judge Jeremy Fogel. First, I would like to thank Rector Kanyazov ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Welcome Remarks at Justice Reform Roundtable

MPR, January 26, 2018, 1500 (As Prepared) Good afternoon!  Добрый день!  Assalamu aleikum.  I want to extend my sincerest thanks to all of you for coming today. Every year on January 15, Americans celebrate the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader.  On justice, Dr. King once said, “Every step ...
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U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan: President Mirziyoyev Wants to be Seen as a Reformer

WASHINGTON — As she starts her final year as the US Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Pamela Spratlen talks to Navbahor Imamova, Voice of America Uzbek Service, about how she sees the new leader and current dynamics in this country. Navbahor Imamova, VOA Uzbek: Ambassador Spratlen, it’s wonderful to have you in Washington. We like it when you visit ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Remarks with Students on the Role of IT in Today’s World

Tashkent University of Information Technology Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 2:30 pm (As Prepared) Good morning! Assolom Aleykum.  I’d like to thank Rector Zakirovich for the opportunity to speak with you today. Earlier during our meeting, I learned more about your university.  I was pleased to hear about your academic programs and the history of your ...
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Remarks of Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy

University of World Economy and Diplomacy Remarks of Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen Wednesday, October 6, 2017 Time 11:00 a.m., Tashkent (As Prepared) Good day ladies and gentlemen, assalomu aleykum. I’m pleased to be here among distinguished company at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy.  Thank you, Dr. Abdumalik Djumanov, for arranging this talk. As ...
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Ambassador Spratlen Meets With Doctors and Nurses at Kashkadarya Regional Tuberculosis Hospital in Kitab District

Kitab District, Kashkadarya Region, Uzbekistan – The United States Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Pamela L. Spratlen, today toured Kashkadarya Regional Tuberculosis (TB) Hospital in Kitab District, Kashkadarya, Uzbekistan. This is the second time Ambassador Spratlen’s has visited a TB healthcare facility in this region in the last six months. She was last here on March 24 ...
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U.S. Ambassador Pamela Spratlen’s Interview to Jahon IA

Ms. Ambassador, our conversation is taking place on the eve of celebration of the anniversary of Uzbekistan’s independence. Tell us, please, with what feelings and emotional experiences do you associate this day? I would note that Uzbekistan has come a long way since independence.  Changes underway now signal a better future in many areas from ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Independence Day Remarks

June 30, 2017 Tashkent, Uzbekistan (As Delivered) Assalomu alaykum xonimlar va janoblar! Prime Minister Aripov, distinguished guests from the Government of Uzbekistan, colleagues from the Diplomatic Corps, and valued contacts representing: civil society, business, health, education, and the press –  Welcome – and thank you for joining the U.S. Embassy in this celebration of America’s ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Remarks

USAID-funded Smart Waters Inauguration Event As Delivered Monday, April 17, 2017 9:15am Windham Hotel, Tashkent   Good morning! Ассалом Алейкум! Доброе Утро! Mr. Abdullaev, distinguished guests, I have been told that there is an Uzbek proverb that says “Ер – хазина, сув – гавҳар.” More or less in English, it means something that was said ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Remarks

Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Remarks Official Launch of the National Center on Antimicrobial Resistance and the National AMR Reference Laboratory As Delivered   Tuesday, April 11, 2017 11:00am Institute of Epidemiology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Tashkent   Good morning, Ladies and Gentlemen! Доброе утро, уважаемые Дамы и Господа! Ассалому алайкум муҳтарам хонимлар ва жаноблар! Dear ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Opening Remarks To Honor American Art Reception

(As Delivered; Delivered in Russian) Thursday, March 28, 2017 7:00pm Ambassador’s Residence, Tashkent Good evening, ladies and gentlemen!  On behalf of the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent, I am pleased to share with you this exhibition of American art at my Residence.  The exhibition seeks to embody the goals of the Art in Embassies program – ...
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Ambassador Spratlen Visits Kashkadarya Regional Tuberculosis Dispensary to Mark World TB Day

Karshi, Uzbekistan, March 24, 2017 United States Ambassador to Uzbekistan Pamela L. Spratlen, toured today the Kashkadarya Regional Tuberculosis Dispensary in Karshi. The Ambassador’s visit coincides with World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, which is observed worldwide every year on March 24 to call attention to the impact TB has on public health and to promote TB ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Remarks

Flag Raising Ceremony to Commemorate Opening of U.S. Embassy Tashkent 25 Years Ago (As Delivered)   Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:30am Embassy Old Chancery in Chilanzar, Tashkent   Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, It’s great to see all of you here to commemorate the recreation of our raising of the U.S. flag on this property ...
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U.S. Ambassador Spratlen and DAS Dan Rosenblum presented counter trafficking manuals, literature, and equipment

U.S. Ambassador Spratlen and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central Asia Dan Rosenblum presented counter trafficking manuals, literature, and equipment to the National Human Rights Centre of the Republic of Uzbekistan at a ceremony in Tashkent On February 24, U.S. Ambassador Pamela Spratlen, along with Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central Asia Dan Rosenblum, presented manuals on ...
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Ambassador Spratlen’s Interview with “Jahon” Information Agency

Dear respected Madam Ambassador, as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of U.S.-Uzbek diplomatic relations and 15th anniversary of the Strategic Partnership Declaration we would like to know your opinion on the achievements and results of our bilateral efforts during 25 years, specifically the implementation of the Declaration provisions. The United States and Uzbekistan have taken ...
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As Delivered Remarks of U.S. Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen

USAID Agricultural Value Chains (AVC) Project: Seminar on Cold Storage in Horticulture: Current State and Perspectives February, 16, 2017 09:00 a.m. Ассалом Алейкум!  Доброе Утро!  Good morning to all of you!  It’s my great pleasure and honor to be here to welcome you to the opening of this wonderful event recognizing what’s happening in horticulture ...
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Reception in Honor of the 25th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen Reception in Honor of the 25th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations Tuesday, December 21, 2016 7:00pm Tonight, I welcome all our guests but in particular the foreign minister of Uzbekistan, Mr Kamilov. Tonight we are having a celebration with the diplomatic community and with those representatives of the various ministries that handle ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Opening Remarks at Alice Underground Concert

Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen Alice Underground Concert Opening Remarks (As Delivered) Sunday, December 11, 2016 6:00pm Turkistan Concert Hall (Begin transcript) Assalomu alaykum, добрый вечер, and good evening! How is everybody? It is my great pleasure to welcome all of you to this beautiful hall for a wonderful concert featuring the group from Los Angeles, ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Remarks on UN Human Rights Day

Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen UN Human Rights Day Remarks (As Delivered) December 9, 2016 Residence of EU Ambassador Eduards Stiprais (Latvia) (Begin transcript)Ассалом aлейкум, добрый вечер, and good evening to everyone! I would like to begin by, of course, welcoming the Ombudsman to this event – it is a pleasure to see you; and I ...
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A Special Session at the EducationUSA Advising Center

U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan Pamela L. Spratlen held a special session at the EducationUSA Advising Center.  Ambassador Spratlen discussed women’s colleges and specialized undergraduate schools as well as the importance of women’s education, its benefits and outcomes. If you missed it, there is still a chance for you to meet the Ambassador during International Education Week , which ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen

U.S. Embassy Tashkent’s 2016 Presidential Election Morning Event As Delivered November 9, 2016 Wyndham Hotel, Silk Road Room 8:00 a.m. Assalomu alaykum!  Dobroye utro!  Good morning to everyone who came to our “Uzbekistan convention” to watch the U.S. election results.  We are glad to see you this morning. We know that it is early and ...
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Ambassador Spratlen Presents Books and Teaching Materials to Uzbekistan State University of World Languages

On November 7, Ambassador Pamela Spratlen participated in a handover ceremony at the Uzbekistan State University of World Languages, marking the transfer of over 1,100 books to the Uzbek State World Languages University and the Republican Scientific-Practical Center of Developing the Innovational Methods for Teaching Foreign Languages, which is also located at the Uzbek State ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Remarks for Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the Regional Diagnostic Laboratory in Urgench

October 13, 2016 Ladies and gentlemen, Assalomu alaykum! On behalf of the U.S. Embassy and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency it is my honor to welcome you all to today’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for this newest Regional Diagnostic Laboratory.  This project, which began last summer, stands as yet another example of what our two countries ...
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U.S. Ambassador Pamela Spratlen’s Remarks at the USAID Agricultural Value Chains (AVC) Project Inauguration Ceremony

Remarks (as delivered) U.S. Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen USAID Agricultural Value Chains (AVC) Project Inauguration Ceremony September, 15, 2016 10:00 a.m. Mirzaev Horticulture Institute Ассалом aлейкум, доброе утро, and Good morning to everyone! Especially to Dr. Kasimov, I want to thank you for your warm welcome and for everything you have done to bring us ...
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Arrives in Tashkent

On August 31,  Ambassador Spratlen joined Uzbek government officials and an ecstatic crowd of Uzbekistan Airways staff and their families in welcoming the airline’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Tashkent.  The festive occasion marked the addition of an airframe that makes direct flights to the United States a possibility for the future.  
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U.S. Ambassador Pamela Spratlen’s Independence Day Greetings

On behalf of the American people and my colleagues at the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent, I wish all the people of Uzbekistan long-lasting peace, increasing prosperity, success in their endeavors, and healthy, happy lives on this, a very special 25th anniversary of Independence. And, beyond that, I wish that the next 25 years will be ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks for the International Cancer Control Leadership Forum in Central Asia

Assalomu Alaykum! Доброе утро! Good morning! I would like to thank Deputy Prime Minister Ikramov, I would like to thank representatives from the Republican Cancer Institute here in Uzbekistan, the National Cancer Institute of the United States and many partners, who helped to organize this conference today. It truly is a remarkable event and I ...
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Farewell Message from Ambassador Krol

Dear Friends! As I conclude my appointment  as Ambassador of the United States of America to Uzbekistan, I wish, from the bottom of my heart, to thank the people of Uzbekistan for all your  many kindnesses, your warmth and your hospitality extended to me during the nearly three and a half years I have lived ...
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Ambassador George Krol’s Remarks at the Official U.S. Independence Day Reception

Distinguished Guest, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen! Thank you all for coming today to help us celebrate the 238th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America. Although that event happened long ago, for Americans of every generation since, the principles laid out in that document — the principles of life, liberty ...
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Ambassador Krol’s Remarks at Westminster International University

Respected rector and dear friends! Thank you for the invitation to visit Westminster International University Tashkent today to address this Model UN conference. Although I have never myself participated in a model UN, I remember when I was in university, how enthusiastic my classmates were who did participate.   Frankly, their brilliance and energy intimidated me. ...
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