Azerbaijan International

Winter 2004 (12.4)
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New Faces / New Places

Egyptian Embassy

Egyptian Embassy - Youssef Ahmed El Sharkawy
Youssef Ahmed El Sharkawy is the new ambassador in Azerbaijan for the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt. He replaces Ms. Gehan Amin. His credentials were accepted on October 4, 2004 in Baku. Ambassador Sharkawy obtained his education in Economics and Political Science at Cairo University and earned his Masters in Economic and Military Affairs at Brussels University.

Currently, he is doing his PhD at Oxford University, UK. In addition to Arabic, Ambassador Sharkawy also speaks English and French.

Before his appointment to Azerbaijan, he worked in various foreign affairs departments at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs including the Information and Evaluation Department and the Department of International Organizations. He was promoted to Head of the Department of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in 2002. He also has participated in diplomatic missions in Addis Ababa (also accredited to the OAU ­ Organization for African Unity and the Economic Commission for Africa to the United Nations), London, Brussels (also accredited to the European Union and NATO), and Moscow (also accredited to Belarus, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Georgia).

Contact: Ambassador Sharkawy, Embassy of Egypt, 7 Hasan Aliyev Street 15, Nasimi District, Baku. Tel: (994-12) 498-7906, Fax: (994-12) 498-7954, E-mail:

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