Kuwait nominates the “Best Ambassador” as Secretary of the Cooperation Council.. Who is Jassim Al-Budaiwi?

Kuwait Politics Nominates “Best Ambassador” Secretary of the Cooperation Council… Who is Jassim Al-Budaiwi? Updated Sunday 1/8/2023 10:44 AM Abu Dhabi time Nearly a month after the “Gulf Cooperation Council” agreed to retain Kuwait’s position as Secretary-General of the Council, local reports revealed that the Gulf country had nominated one of its diplomats to succeed his citizen, who leaves the post at the end of this month. The local newspaper “Al-Rai”, quoting unnamed sources, said that Kuwait decided to nominate Ambassador Jassim Al-Budaiwi to occupy the position of Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, to succeed the current Secretary-General, Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf, whose term ends on January 31. The information published by the Kuwaiti newspaper was referred to – as well – by the Bahraini newspaper, Al-Ayyam, noting that Kuwait had nominated Al-Budaiwi, whom it described as one of the “prestigious personalities who gained a wide reputation in Kuwait and all international forums,” to be the successor to Dr. Al-Hajraf. That nomination came nearly a month after the approval of the Gulf Cooperation Council at the 43rd summit held in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on the desire of the State of Kuwait to retain the position of Secretary-General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf for a second period, starting from the end of the current term of Secretary-General Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf in January 31 of this year. The Gulf Cooperation Council thanks Al-Hajrf. So. He expressed his “great appreciation for the great, sincere and distinguished efforts made by Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, Secretary-General of the Cooperation Council, whose term of office will end at the end of this January, and his effective contributions to the joint work process during his tenure.” What do we know about the new candidate for the post of Secretary-General of the Cooperation Council? He obtained a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah in 1991. 1992.. appointed a diplomatic attache in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs. 1993 .. Obtained a Diploma in Diplomatic Studies from the University of Oxford. 2001.. Worked for the Kuwait Embassy in the United Nations. 2004.. Promoted from Second Secretary to First Secretary. 2007.. He assumed the position of General Counsellor at the Kuwaiti Mission to the United Nations. 2011.. Promoted to the position of Deputy Chief of Mission. 2013 – 2016 .. He held the position of Ambassador of Kuwait to the Republic of Korea. 2016 – 2022.. He held the position of Head of Kuwait’s Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Kuwait’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium. August 2022… He held the position of Kuwait’s ambassador to the United States. The Kuwaiti diplomat was honored during a ceremony held by “Soul City” magazine and “NDN news”, when he was serving as ambassador to Seoul, and he was awarded the “Best Ambassador” award for his efforts. In developing relations between South Korea and the State of Kuwait.

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