Join Congressman Billy Long and the master of global studies faculty for a brief presentation and a question and answer session with His Excellency Kairat Umarov,the ambassador of Kazakhstan. Ambassador Umarov is visiting Southwest Missouri to learn about our region and meet with Springfield businesses to explore opportunities for collaboration in the areas of manufacturing, agriculture, education and new technologies.
Ambassador Umarov is a graduate of the Almaty Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages. In addition to serving as the Ambassador to the United States, he has also served as the Ambassador to the Republic of India and to the Republic of Sri
Lanka. He has also served four years as the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan.