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JAMAL, AMIR HABIB was born on January 26, 1922 in Dar-esSalaam, Tanzania.


Calcutta University, 1938-1942, В Commerce. Spoken languages: Kiswahili, English, Hindi.


Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania, Geneva & Vienna, Permanent Mission of the United Republic of Tanzania since 1986. Chairman, Vice Chairman, Executive Committee(s), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 1987-1988. Chairman, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade Contracting Parties, 1987-1988.

Chairman, President Commission on Export Performance & Promotion, Tanzania, 1985. Member of Board, International Center for Development, Vienna, Chairman, Gov Council, Sokoine University of Agr, Tanzania, 1984. Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Tanzania, 1984.

Member, United Nations Institute for Training and Research Advisor Panel on Rch, 1983. Minister without Portfolio, President Office(s), Tanzania, 1983. Member, National Executive of Chama Cha Mapinduzi Party, 1982.

Minister for Finance, 1979-1980. Member of Parliament, 1980. Chairman, Joint Meeting, Board of Gov, International Monetary Fund & World Bank, 1980.

Minister for Communications & Transport, 1977. Minister for Finance & Planning, 1975. Member of Parliament, 1975.

Minister for Commerce & Industry, 1972. Minister for Finance, Member of Parliament, 1965-1970. Minister for Communications, Power & Works, Minister of State for Planning, 1960-1964.

Minister for Urban Local Government & Works, Member of Legislative Council, 1958-1960. Editor, The Tanganyikan, 1956-1957. Import-Export firm, Dares-Salaam, 1943-1954.


Member: Trustee, Dag Hammarskjold Foundation, 77. Gov Council, Society for International Development, 82. President, Tanzania Heart Association, 84.

External Fellow, International Center for Public Enterprise, Yugoslavia, 84. World Advisory Group, World Institute of Development Economics Research, Helsinki, 85. Chairman, Board of Director, Inter Press Service Third World, Rome, 86.

Honourary Executive Director, South Center, Geneva, since 90.


Spouse Shahsultan, National of United Republic of Tanzania.