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April 2, 2023

Assistant Secretary of Commerce Arun Venkataraman Visit to Azerbaijan

Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service Arun Venkataraman will travel to Azerbaijan, April 2-5.  Venkataraman has over 20 years of experience advising companies, international organizations and the U.S. government on international trade issues.  He will also travel to Turkiye, Armenia and Georgia.  During his visit to Baku, Assistant Secretary Venkataraman will meet with President Ilham Aliyev and other government officials.  He will join the Minister of Energy Parviz Shahbazov at the U.S.-Azerbaijan Clean and Green Energy forum, meet with U.S. businesses and underscore U.S. partnership with Azerbaijan on economic and energy cooperation.