Ambassador Hoagland visits Mangistau Oblast
On July 15, Ambassador Hoagland met with Askar Nurgaliyev, Acting Akim of Mangistau Oblast and discussed bilateral cooperation and answered press questions. Later that day, he visited the Ersai Caspian Contract LLC Fabrication Yard and met the representatives of environmental NGO, as well as USG alumni. Next day Ambassador Hoagland had a meeting with Vasiliy Novikov, Acting Director of the Aktau Sea Port, and a tour of port facilities. Also, he visited MAEK-Kazatomprom (including BN-350 plutonium breeder reactor).