Meret B. Orazov became ambassador of Turkmenistan to the United States on Feb. 14, 2001.
Ambassador Orazov, a noted scientist, founded a program between Texas A&M University Faculty of Business and Management and Magtymguly Turkmen State University in 1998. He also worked with the European Union to establish in-service training for personnel in areas of economics and management. In addition, he has established research collaborations with universities and scientific centers in eight nations. From 1983 to 1992, Ambassador Orazov held a number of leading posts in government and academic organizations, including the office of vice prime minister, minister for foreign economic relations, as well as assistant professor and dean of the International Relations Department at Magtymguly Turkmen State University.
Ambassador Orazov, who has published more than 120 scientific papers and five treatises on economics, has received numerous awards for his work in science and technology.
Embassy of Turkmenistan
2207 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: (202) 588-1500
Fax: (202) 588-0697