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June 22, 2007 at 7:02 pm | Posted in New Book | Leave a comment

MOHAMED OSMAN OMAR was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1937. He studied in Mogadishu as well as abroad. He began his career at a very young age during the UN Trusteeship as a Civil Servant at the General Post Office, reaching the post of Chief Controller of the main Cash Department. He was among the first Somalis who took up posts held by the Italians during the period of what was called “the Somalisation”. After the Post Office, he worked at the Constituent Assembly during the preparation for the country’s independence. In 1962, he worked as a journalist in the Ministry of Information. In 1967, he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and served as a Diplomat at the Somali Embassies in London, Beijing, Tehran, Dar-Es-Salam, Khartoum, Belgrade (former Yugoslavia) and New Delhi. THe last three posts as his country’s Ambassador. He still is Soamlia’s Ambassador to India and concurrently to Srilanka and Singapore.

For six years, Ambassador Mohamed Osman Omar was Chief of Protocol in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He speaks several languages, including Italian and Mandarin Chinese.

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