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    UNIS/BIO/1284
    16 September 2020

    Permanent Representative of Egypt presents credentials

    (Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

    VIENNA, 16 September (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations (Vienna), Mohamed H. El-Molla, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Ghada Waly.

    During his career, Mr. El-Molla has served in various capacities, among them:

    Minister Plenipotentiary and Deputy Director, Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (2019-present); Diplomatic Negotiator for Egypt on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (2017-present); Counsellor, Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (2017-2018); Counsellor, Permanent Mission to the United Nations and Other International Organizations, Geneva (2013-2017); Member of Egypt's negotiating delegation on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and Member of Egypt's delegation on the International Panel of Experts to assess the impact of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (the tripartite committee Egypt-Sudan-Ethiopia (2011-2013); member of the Egyptian National High Committee on the Nile River (2009-present); First Secretary, Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (2009-2013); Member of Egypt's negotiation delegation to the Nile Basin Initiative (2009-2013); First Secretary, Embassy in the United Kingdom (2005-2009); Second Secretary, United Nations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2003-2005); Diplomatic Attaché and Third Secretary, Embassy in Uganda (2000-2003); Diplomatic Attaché, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1999-2000); and Diplomatic Attaché, Institute for Diplomatic Studies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1998-1999).

    Mr. El-Molla holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the Ain Shams University and a Master of Arts degree in International Relations from the American University in Cairo.

    He speaks Arabic and English.

    Mr. El-Molla is married and has three daughters.

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