Proactiveinvestors.com07/18/2012By Andre Lamberti [Printer Friendly Version]
Tethys Petroleum has appointed Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad to the board of directors.
Khalilzad will also chair a new Strategic Risk Committee of the board.
Afghanistan-born Khalilzad was educated in Kabul, Lebanon and the US.
He is currently a counselor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and president of a business consulting firm based in Washington, DC, focused on the Middle East and Central Asia.
Khalilzad served as the US ambassador to the United Nations from 2007-2009, as US ambassador to Iraq from 2005 to 2007 and US ambassador to Afghanistan from 2003 to 2005.
He maintains close ties with high-level leadership throughout the Middle East and Central Asia, and is regularly called upon to provide strategic advice to numerous heads of state, Tethys told investors.
He appears frequently on US and foreign media outlets to share his foreign policy expertise.
Tethys is focused on oil and gas exploration and production activities in Central Asia with activities currently in the Republics of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.