Dr. Alireza Jahangiri was nominated by Dr. Mohamad Javad Zarif Minister of Foreign affairs and confirmed by President Hassan Rouhani of the Islamic Republic of Iran .
Ambassador Jahangiri has presented his credentials to His Majesty King Willem- Alexander on April 2nd , 2014 and has officially taken up his duties as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the kingdom of the Netherlands.
Dr. Jahangiri was Director General for International Legal affairs in the ministry of foreign affairs from 2010 to 2014 and has had several posts in this department since 2006.
He has held several national and International positions and led Iranian delegations to international conferences and meetings. Ambassador Jahangiri , as a rector in University , has written two books and many Persian and English articles on legal issues.
The new Iranian ambassador in the Netherlands is seeking to boost Iran’s bilateral relations with the Kingdom of the Netherlands which goes back to four hundred years ago and is willing to express his country’s ancient and historic civilization, culture and interests in peace and security.