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Diplomatic Representation for United Arab Emirates

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
July 28, 2008




April 25, 1974Mr. Hamad Abdul Rahman Al Madfa, First Secretary, Charge d’Affaires ad interim
November 12, 1974Saeed Ahmad Ghobash, Apptd. Amb. E. and P.
November 29, 1974Amb. E. and P.
February 14, 1977Mr. Saeed Al-Shamsi, Charge d'Affaires ad interim
April 19, 1977Hamad Abdel Rahman Al Madfa, Apptd. Amb. E&P
May 13, 1977Amb. E. and P.
September 9, 1979Saeed Al-Shamsi, Counselor, Charge d'Affaires ad interim
September 2, 1981Ahmad Salim al-Mokarrab, Apptd. Amb. E. and P.
October 26, 1981Amb. E. and P.
July 28, 1989Abdullah bin Zayed bin Saqr Al-Nahayyan, appt
August 3, 1989Amb E. and P.
May 18, 1992Mohammed Bin Hussein Al-Shaali, Appt
September 8, 1992Amb E. and P.
November 2, 2000Al asri Saeed Ahmed Al Dhahri, appt.
December 7, 2000Amb. E. and P.
March 10, 2006Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, Appt.
March 13, 2006Amb E. and P.
July 25, 2008Yousef Mana Saeed Alotaiba, Appt.
July 28, 2008Amb. E. and P.


Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary


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