Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
The Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, headed by Acting Assistant Secretary Alice G. Wells, deals with U.S. foreign policy and U.S. relations with the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Through diplomacy, advocacy, assistance, and learning from the past we advance the interests of the American people, their safety and economic prosperity. We execute our Mission by cultivating a diverse, inclusive, and fair working environment that supports and empowers “our people,” from all backgrounds, identity, and thought.
As delivered. Mr. Kugelman: Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for coming today. My name is Michael Kugelman. I’m the Senior Associate for South Asia here at the Wilson Center. We are delighted to welcome to the Wilson Center Ambassador Alice Wells, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia at the […]Read Ambassador Wells' Remarks