His Excellency Meret B. Orazov
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to
the United States of America
Ambassador Meret Bayramovich Orazov is a noted scientist and statesman in Turkmenistan. He holds a Ph.D Degree in Physico-Mathematical Sciences from the Council of Scientists at Moscow State University.
From 1983 to 1992 Ambassador Orazov held a number of leading posts in the Government as well as Academic organizations, including the Office of Vice-Prime Minister.
Ambassador Orazov served as a President of the Magtymguly Turkmen State University. He managed the Office of Minister for Foreign Economic Relations of Turkmenistan while also serving as a Dean of the International Relations Department at Magtymguly Turkmen State University.
In 1992 Ambassador Orazov received his PhD in Economics from Saint-Petersburg University of Economy and Finance.
He was elected an Academician of the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan in 1993.
In 1998, Ambassador Orazov founded a Program between the Texas A&M University Faculty of Business & Management and Magtymguly Turkmen State University. He has also worked with European Union to establish in-service training for personnel in the sphere of economics and management.
He has established research collaboration with universities and scientific centers in 8 countries.
Ambassador Orazov has published more than 120 scientific papers in mathematics and economics as well as 5 treatises on economics. He has received many prizes and awards for his work in science and technology.
Ambassador Orazov was born in 1951. He is married and has 3 children.