The US Senate approved the nomination of Sheila Gwaltney for the post of US Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic. The decision was made yesterday, August 5.
Sheila Gwaltney candidacy was nominated by President Barack Obama. Former Ambassador Pamela Spratlen headed the US diplomatic mission in Uzbekistan.
In 2007-2008 Sheila Gwaltney was a senior adviser in the Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization of the State Department, in 2008-2011 worked as Consul General in St. Petersburg.