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Profile of Mr. Nadeem Riyaz

Educational Qualifications:

• Masters in International Relations, Colombia University, New York, USA 1990.

• Masters in Political Science, Government College, Lahore, Pakistan 1984.

Career: Joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1984;

Served as:

• Jan. 2009 - Jan. 2013 Ambassador of Pakistan to Sweden (Accredited to Finland, Estonia and Latvia.

• May 2003 - Jan. 2009 Minister/Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Pakistan, Paris, France

• May 1993 - Aug. 1996 Second/First Secretary Embassy of Pakistan, Pretoria, South Africa

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad

Served at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in various capacities as:

• 1986-1988 Desk Officer (SEAP)

• 1990-1993 Desk Officer (Europe)

• 1996-1999 Director (Administration)

• 1999-2000 Director (Europe)

• 2000-2001 Director Foreign Service Academy (FSA)

• 2013 Director General (China)

• Dec. 2013- 15 Oct. 2015 Additional Secretary (Europe)