High school students of Turkmenistan will be able to take part in the FLEX exchange program for 2023-2024. This is reported by the information website Turkmenportal with reference to the statement of the Assistant Secretary of State of the United States, who is on a visit to Ashgabat, to the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs. Donald Lu to Ashgabat .
“We just this week received wonderful news from the government of Turkmenistan that permission has been received to resume the recruitment of candidates for the FLEX exchange program,” the American diplomat was quoted as saying.
It is reported that the exchange program was resumed after a two-year pause associated with the coronavirus. It should be noted that difficulties with testing in Turkmenistan arose even before the pandemic. In 2017, the government of the country delayed the issuance of permission to conduct testing. As a result, it was allowed to be held only in the capital.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan