Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Ainshams University, Cairo, 1964.
Second-first secretary Egypt Mission to United Nations, 1974—1977, counselor, 1985—1987, deputy permanent representative, 1987—1989. Egypt permanent representative United Nations, New York City, 1999. Joined Ministry Foreign Affairs, Egypt, 1965, attache-third secretary from Egypt Cyprus, 1968—1972, political counselor from Egypt Moscow, 1979—1982, political advisory to minister Egypt, 1982—1984, Egypt, 1989—1991, chief of cabinet of minister Egypt, 1991—1992, ambassador from Egypt Italy, Macedonia, San Marino, minister foreign affairs Egypt, since 2004.
Member staff of advisory to president on National Secretary Affairs, 1972—1974. First secretary Cabinet, Egypt, 1977—1979. Political advisory to prime minister Egypt, 1984—1985.
Assistant foreign minister cabinet affairs Egypt, 1996—1999.
Married Laila Kamal Salah. 2 children.