Event Announcement: Policy Luncheon W/ Paul Malik, U.S. Consul General in Dubai


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The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is pleased to invite you to a policy luncheon featuring keynote remarks by:

Paul R. Malik
U.S. Consul General
Consulate General of the United States, Dubai

Tuesday, April 19, 2015
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Room 1 White
DLA Piper Building
500 8thStreet NW
Washington, D.C.

Please RSVP your attendance to Ms. Emilia Truman at etruman@usuaebusiness.org or call +1 202 863 7287.

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council will host a policy luncheon and discussion with Paul R. Malik, U.S. Consul General in Dubai, on Tuesday, April 19, in Washington, D.C.  Mr. Malik will discuss the state of U.S.-U.A.E. trade and commercial relations, the broader bilateral relationship between the two countries, and recent developments impacting regional geopolitics.  Mr. Malik will also provide his perspective on the latest U.A.E. trends amidst a global trend of lower oil prices.  For your information, Mr. Malik¹s biography can be found below.

Paul R. Malik
U.S. Consul General
Consulate General of the United States, Dubai

paulmalikPaul R. Malik took up his duties as U.S. Consul General in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on September 5, 2015. Mr. Malik was most recently Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in the Sultanate of Oman. Mr. Malik is a career member of the U.S. SeniorForeign Service, having served for 23 years in the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe.

Previously, Mr. Malik was the Director of the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Office at the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, where he managed a budget of $35 million, leading the State Department’sefforts to build the capacity of the Lebanese Internal Security Forces. Prior to his posting in Beirut, he was the Counselor for Economic Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece, from 2009-12, during that country’s economic collapse and the EU sovereigndebt crisis. Mr. Malik also headed Turkish Affairs at the State Department’s Office of Southeastern Europe from 2006-08. Prior to working on Turkish Affairs, Mr. Malik was the Deputy Director of the State Department’s Office of Multilateral Trade Affairs,where he participated in the World Trade Organization Doha Round negotiations with the Office of the United States Trade Representative. Much of Mr. Malik’s diplomatic career has been in or associated with the Middle East and North Africa, having also servedin Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia, as well as having worked on Egyptian Affairs in Washington. But, he also enjoyed a tour in Ireland.

Mr. Malik holds a B.A. from Swarthmore College, and pursued graduate studies at Georgetown University. He speaks, to varying degrees of fluency, Arabic, French, and Greek. Mr. Malik is an avid scuba diver and collectorof ancient Greek and Roman coins.