U.S. Supports the Development of the IT Sector in Kyrgyzstan
The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development’s Local Development Program, will for the first time conduct a roundtable in partnership with IT experts from Kyrgyzstan. The roundtable will take place on November 29, at 15.30, at the Park Hotel (87 Orozbekova str., Bishkek).
In other words, your tax dollars are helping to strengthen the technology sector in Asia.
This comes on the heels of last year's news that the U.S. is training thousands of foreign workers as potential outsourcers of American jobs.
U.S. To Train 3,000 Offshore IT Workers
Despite President Obama's pledge to retain more hi-tech jobs in the U.S., a federal agency run by a hand-picked Obama appointee has launched a $36 million program to train workers, including 3,000 specialists in IT and related functions, in South Asia...
...Following their training, the tech workers will be placed with outsourcing vendors in the region that provide offshore IT and business services to American companies looking to take advantage of the Asian subcontinent's low labor costs...
...USAID is contributing about $10 million to the effort
USAID is also funding an effort in Armenia to train IT workers for additional outsourcing of American jobs, though it won't say how much it's spending there.
Criminal stupidity or naked malevolence: which is it?