International Relations

As Washington is one of the most trade-dependent states in the nation, the Office of Lieutenant Governor Habib works closely with the state’s international community in order to promote trade, goodwill and economic development.

Throughout the year the Lieutenant Governor represents the state of Washington by meeting with visiting foreign officials and various business, educational and cultural delegations. The Lieutenant Governor also attends numerous events throughout the year hosted by organizations that represent the spectrum of diversity that comprises Washington’s population.

In addition, the Lieutenant Governor and his staff work closely with members of the Consular Association of Washington, comprised of dignitaries who formally represent 41 foreign nations in the state of Washington.

Washington Sister Cities

International and Cultural Associations in Washington state