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Biography of H.E. Abdul Hakim Atarud

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

WORK EXPERIENCE
Sep 2018 up to date    Ambassador of Afghanistan in Seoul
May 2016 Sep 2018    Foreign Policy Coordinator of DFM Office~ MOFA
Nov 2015 July 2016    Advisor to DFM, MOFA, Kabul, Afghanistan
Sep 2012- Nov 2015    Consul, Afghan Embassy- Washington DC
Jan 2011- Sep 2012    Political Counselor/ Congressional Issues- Afghan Embassy- Washington, DC
Sep 2008- Jan 2011     Deputy Director General- First Political Department, MOFA- Kabul
Jun 2008- Sep 2008    Desk Officer- SAARC, Economic Relations Dept. MOFA- Kabul
Apr 2008- Jun 2008    Acting Deputy Chief of Mission- Afghan Embassy - Berlin
Sep 2007- Apr2008    Desk Officer- S. European Countries - 4th Political Dept.  MOFA- Kabul
Oct 2003- Sep 2007    Second Secretary- Afghan Embassy- Berlin
Jan 2002- Oct 2003    Desk Officer- W. European Countries- 4th Political Dept. MOFA- Kabul


ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
MA- Diplomacy, International Relations and Admin Sciences
FDU- Fairleigh Dickenson University 2011-2013, United States
BA- Theology & Law
Kabul University 1990-1996