H. E. Dr Saad Abdul Majeed Ibrahim Al Ali and his wife Besma Fayed.
By Duke Michael of Mecklenburg.
On 3rd November. 2015, Diplomat Magazine’s farewell and Ceremony of Merit went to His Excellency Dr Saad Abdul Majeed Ibrahim Al Ali, Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Madam Besma Fayed, Dr. Al Ali’s wife, and his brother were amongst the respectable guests present at Carlton Ambassador Hotel, where the event took place in a very private atmosphere.
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Amongst the many Heads of Diplomatic missions and diplomats was H. E. Sayyid Mohammed Bin Harib Abdallah Al-Said, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman, who held the main speech honoring his parting colleague, HE Dr. Saad Al Ali.
The Ambassador of Oman referred to Ambassador Al Ali’s work in the Netherlands. The ambassador of Iraq has been stationed in the Netherlands since 2010. He played a crucial role in terms of bilateral and multilateral negotiations, including his representation at the OPCW and other international organizations in The Hague.
Moreover, HE Sayyid Mohammed Harub Al Said mentioned that Ambassador Dr. Saad Al Ali “has been a champion of human rights and is continuing to support woman’s rights and empowerment in the Middle East”.
Diplomat Magazine initiated the Ceremony of Merit & Farewell in admiration towards parting Ambassadors for their exceptional work and outstanding support to the diplomatic corps and for strengthen the bilateral ties between the Netherland’s and their respective countries.
In addition, the recognition is addressed for their personal contribution to Diplomat Magazine.
Conversely, Ambassador Saad is one amongst 42 ambassadors volunteer founders and contributing writers of Diplomat Magazine. He was present during the launch of our magazine in June, 2013 at Carlton Ambassador Hotel.
Diplomat Magazine, the very first diplomatic magazine in Netherland’s history, wishes to His Excellency all the best and a safe trip back home together with his family.