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Abdul Ghafor Shofry

Brunei government official

Abdul Ghafor Shofry, Brunei government official.

Background

Shofry, Abdul Ghafor was born on October 21, 1958 in Brunei.

Education

Bachelor in Development Studies, University East Anglia, United Kingdom, 1981. Master in International Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, 1992.

Career

Administrative officer Diplomatic Service Department, Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1981. Second secretary Brunei Embassy, Jakarta, 1983—1986. Assistant director, Political Department Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1986, director, Political Department, 1998—2000, assistant director, Associate South-East Asian Nations Department, 1990—1993, director, Multilateral Economics Department, 2001—2002.

First secretary Permanent Mission of Brunei Darussalam to United Nations, New York City, 1993—1995. Deputy chief Embassy of Brunei Darussalam, Washington, District of Columbia, 1995—1998. Permanent representative of Brunei Darussalam United Nations, New York City, since 2002.

Connections

Married; 3 children.