Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt
1974, BSc in Physics and Mathematics and 1976, MA in Management, American University in Cairo. 1974-78, experience in several government cabinets including Cabinet of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs. 1978-82, Second Secretary, Egyptian Mission to the UN, Geneva; Conference on Disarmament. 1982-84, Political Officer, International Organizations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 1986-88, First Secretary, Egyptian Mission to the UN, New York; Member, Egyptian Delegation to the UN General Assembly; Representative to the First Committee, Disarmament and International Security Affairs, and Special Committee. 1988-91, Counsellor, Egyptian Mission to the UN. 1991-95, Counsellor, Cabinet of the Foreign Minister. 1991, Head, Egyptian Delegation to the Multilateral Working Group on Regional Security and Arms Control for the Madrid Peace Conference. 1993, Political Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt and from 1995, also Minister Plenipotentiary.