Deputy Under Secretary Farrell to Travel to the UAE and Oman to Foster Business Relationships in Clean Energy
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
May 25, 2023
Contact: Office of Public Affairs
WASHINGTON – From May 29-31, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Diane Farrell will travel to the United Arab Emirates and join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce GreenTech Business Delegation with over 100 business representatives from more than 60 U.S. companies in the clean energy sector.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce GreenTech Business Delegation to the UAE is a U.S. Department of Commerce Certified Trade Mission that will bring representatives of the U.S. and UAE private and public sectors together to foster U.S.-UAE commercial relationships.
Deputy Under Secretary Farrell will also attend meetings with senior government officials in Abu Dhabi and Dubai to promote the Biden-Harris Administration’s support for global climate action and the green energy transition. They will discuss issues of mutual interest such as the U.S.-UAE Partnership for Accelerating Clean Energy (PACE), foreign direct investment, the digital economy, innovation, expanding opportunities for women in business, and U.S. private-sector engagement in the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) that will be hosted by the UAE in November 2023.
From May 31-June 1, Deputy Under Secretary Farrell will visit Muscat, Oman to meet with business leaders and government representatives to advance the U.S.-Oman commercial relationship and specifically discuss collaboration on renewable energy and information and communication technologies.
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