ISLAMABAD Sept 27 (APP) Essa Abdulla Al Basha Al Noaimi, a seasoned diplomat and designate Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Pakistan arrived here late Monday. He has replaced the outgoing Ambassador Ali Saif Awani. Ambassador Essa Abdulla Al Basha was warmly received by Deputy Chief of Protocol Fazal Naz Tareen, the Dean of Arabs Diplomatic Crop Saeed Muhammad Al Lawati and staff members of the UAE embassy at Benazir International Airport, said the embassy sources.
Before coming to Pakistan Ambassador Essa Abdulla Al Basha Al Noaimi served as the director of African Affairs Department at the ministry of foreign affairs in the United Arab Emirates.
He obtained his bachelors degree in Geography and International Studies from United Arab Emirates University in 1980. He has vast experience of diplomacy and joined the ministry of foreign affairs in 1981 and worked on different positions.
He was appointed Ambassador to Sudan in 2007 where he received the deanship of diplomatic corps in Sudan. He was non resident Ambassador to different African countries i.e. Uganda, Chad and Tanzania. He worked acting Ambassador in Beijing and Consul-General in Bandar Abbas too. He also worked at the embassies of UAE in Damascus, Tehran, New Delhi and Dhaka as well as in the headquarters of the ministry in Abu Dhabi.
He participated in different United Nations meetings, conferences and events. Essa Abdulla Al Basha Al Noaimi received the “Order of 2 Niles” from the “first class” at the end of his diplomatic tenure in Sudan. He was born in 1956.