August 25, 2023, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – From August 26 to 30, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA) of the Bureau for Asia, Änjali Kaur, will be visiting Uzbekistan to advance the U.S.-Uzbekistan development partnership. DAA Kaur will visit USAID-supported project sites and meet with government officials and development partners.
In Samarkand, DAA Kaur will hold a roundtable discussion with English language teachers to learn how USAID assistance is improving English instruction in the public school system. She will also visit the USAID-funded consultation center for migrants, and meet several entrepreneurs whose businesses have expanded after receiving USAID support.
In Tashkent, DAA Kaur will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Health’s Center for Pharmaceutical Product Safety, reaffirming the U.S. Government’s partnership to ensure international quality standards in the pharmaceutical sector and increasing access to safe and quality medicines in Uzbekistan.
DAA Kaur’s portfolio covers South and Central Asia, including Uzbekistan, as well as technical services for the Asia region as a whole.