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H.E. Khalid Ibrahim Emara Ambassador of Egypt

He comes from an ancient land and he has travelled the world learning from the wisdom of each country and growing with each position. He was part of the Egyptian negotiating team concluding the Association Agreement between Egypt and the EU, Minister Plenipotentiary at the Permanent Mission of Egypt to the UN and the WTO, Chief Negotiator for Egypt at the WTO in Geneva, National Coordinator for Egypt Presidency of the African Union. His first ambassadorial position was in Tehran. He was officially welcomed as the Egypt Ambassador to Sofia in December 2019.

Khalid Emara graduated with honours from the University of Vienna, specialised in Paris and Amsterdam, was a Harvard University Fellow and an alumnus of the Georgetown Leadership Seminar. He has lectured in Harvard at the Kennedy School of Government, in Boston University, MIT, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, the University of Florence, Bocconi University in Milan, University of Rome, and Brookings Institute in Washington D.C.

Khalid graduated from the American University in Cairo (AUC) in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts (with honors) majoring in Political Science. He then joined the Egyptian Foreign Service in 1988 to start his career as a diplomat with on the job trainings including visits to Paris, Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima,Brussels and the U.S.


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