US Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman in Kazakhstan
US Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman. Photo courtesy of acus.org
US Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman will be visiting Kazakhstan October 10-15, the Press Service of the US Embassy in Kazakhstan reports. According to the Embassy, Daniel Poneman is to attend the World Free of Nuclear Weapons forum to voice a special message on behalf of US President Obama. He will also attend a ceremony to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Semipalatinsk nuclear testing site closure, as well as the 8th session of the Kazakh-US Committee for Energy Cooperation. Besides, he is expected to discuss energy issues with Kazakhstan government officials.