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ambassador , consultant

Moustafa Ahmed Hanafi, Egyptian ambassador, consultant.


Hanafi, Moustafa Ahmed was born on June 14, 1935 in Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt. Son of Ahmed and Fathia Hanafi.


Bachelor, Egyptian Military Academy, Helioplis, 1955. Master in Military Studies, Military Academy, 1958.


Commissioned lieutenant Egyptian Army, 1955, advanced through grades to major, 1960. Special advisor, liaison officer to crown prince Yemenite Kingdon, Sana, Yemen, 1958-1959. Captain armed forces headquarters Egyptian Army, 1959-1960.

Transferred to diploma service, 1960. Counsellor Egyptian Embassy, Leopoldville, Congo, 1960-1961, counselor, chargé d'affaires Stanleyville, Congo, 1962-1964, chargé d'affaires to open embassy Brazzaville, Congo, 1964-1967, counsellor Vienna, Austria, 1972-1974, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1974-1976, minister plenipotentiary, chárge d'affaires Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1980-1982. Ambassador of Egypt to Gabon, Libreville, 1980-1982, German Democratic Republic, Berlin, since 1986.

Counsellor, director-general African and Asian affairs Egyptian Presidency, Cairo, 1967-1972. Counsellor, deputy director African department Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1976-1977. Ambassador, special political advisory to Prime Minister, dir-general office for foreign relations and international cooperation, 1982-1986.

Special envoy to several Arab states, member misson for the Djibouti independence, 1976. Coordinator of committee of Organization of African Unity reviewing the structure of the organization, 1960-1972, Egyptian foreign policy, 1982-1986.


Coordinator reorganization commission Organization of African Unity, 1979. Head Egyptian delegation to foreign trade conference of African countries., 1976, member Egyptian delegation to Organization of African Unity summit meetings, Organization of African Unity ministerial meetings and Organization of African Unity liberation committee meetings, 1967-1972, 76-80, member Egyptian delegation to Organization of African Unity defense committee, 1976-1980. Member African Amb.'s Club (social and sports committee), Arab Amb.'s Club, Civil Defense Club, Military Club, French Bridge Club, Gezira Club, Heliopolis Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, bridge, ping-pong, jogging, swimming.


Married Hanaa Hanafi. Children: Cherif, Cherine.

Ahmed Hanafi

Fathia Hanafi

Hanaa Hanafi

Cherif Hanafi

Cherine Hanafi