Meeting in Review, January 22, 2020

Thursday, January 23, 2020 By: Whitney Ashe Doll
This week the Rotary Club of Washington, DC, welcomed guest speaker Ambassador Javlon Vakhabov, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the U.S.

President Lynn Holec opened the meeting at 12:30 pm.

President Lynn Holec led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Secretary Ken Brown announced visiting guests and Rotarians.

Sergeant-at-Arms Lisa Cohen announced birthdays and anniversaries.

This week’s announcements:

  • David Klaus gave a fund drive minute.

Marilyn Nevy Cruz introduced this week’s guest speaker, Ambassador Javlon Vakhabov, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the U.S.

Ambassador Vakhabov is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the United States of America. He has also held the titles of First Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan; Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan; Director, Institute of Strategic and Interregional Studies under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan; Deputy Secretary, National Security Council under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Ambassador Vakhobov has also served as leading consultant, chief consultant, National Security Council under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

President Lynn Holec adjourned the meeting promptly at 1:30 pm.