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Mohammad Jasim Samhan

Mohammad Jasim Samhan, American Ambassador. Registered pharmacist.

Background

Samhan, Mohammad Jasim was born on October 1, 1950 in Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.

Education

Certified fundamentals in finance and accounting, Syracuse University, 1977. Bachelor, Goddard College, 1979. Master in Social Sciences, Syracuse University, 1981.

Career

With, Department Water and Electricity, Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, 1966-1968;with, National Oil Corporation, Ras Al-Khaimah, 1972-1974;joined, Diplomatic and Consular Superior vena cava syndrome, 1974;3d secretary, Permanent Mission to United Nations, New York City, 1975-1976;1st secretary, Permanent Mission to United Nations, New York City, 1976-1977;counsellor, Permanent Mission to United Nations, New York City, 1977-1981;counsellor department political affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1981;acting consul general, United Arab Emirates Consulate, Bombay, India, 1981;minister plenipotentiary, 1981-1982;director department international organizations and conferences, 1982-1984;ambassador, 1984;director department Arab Homeland, 1984-1987;head United Arab Emirates section, Cairo, 1987;ambassador to Tunisia, 1988-1992;permanent representative, United Nations, New York City, since 1992. Permanent representative to Arab League, 1988-1990.

Connections

Married; 5 children.