Connecting / My Seattle

Warm Welcome, Mr. Ambassador!

Not my typical Monday: Lunch with His Excellency Bakhtiyar Gulyamov, Uzbekistan’s new ambassador to the U.S.

Uzbekistan's new ambassador and Helen Holter.

Uzbekistan’s new ambassador, His Excellency Bakhtiyar Gulyamov, and Helen Holter

As a board director for Seattle-Tashkent Sister City Association, I was privileged to share lunch with Ambassador Gulyamov and Counselor for Trade & Economic Affairs Laziz Kudratov. Our board discussed business and trade opportunities, as well as potential cultural and educational exchanges.