H.E. Ambassador Ahmad Kamal To Speak at Fairleigh Dickinson University
Madison, NJ (February 14, 2008) Ė H.E. Ambassador Ahmad Kamal, President of The Ambassadorís Club of the United Nations and former Permanent Representative of the Government of Pakistan to the United Nations, will speak at Fairleigh Dickinson Universityís College at Florham Campus on Wednesday March 5, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. His speech is entitled ďPakistan and its Strategic Importance for the United States.Ē
Ambassador Kamal served as a professional diplomat in Pakistanís Ministry of Foreign Affairs for nearly forty years before retiring in July 1999. Currently, he serves as an Honorary Visiting Professor at several universities and conducts videoconference discussions with university students and faculty. In addition to serving as Pakistanís ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva and New York, Ambassador Kamal held diplomatic postings in Belgium, France, the Soviet Union, Saudi Arabia and the Republic of Korea.
He established Pakistanís trade with the Republic of South Korea and was Pakistanís chief negotiator in the Uruguay Round negotiations which led to the establishment of the World Trade Organization. In recent years Ambassador Kamal has served as the Chairman of the Working Group on Informatics at UN Headquarters and maintains a strong interest in technology.
The lecture by Ambassador Kamal will be held in Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall (The Mansion) and is free and open to the public. It is part of the United Nations Pathways Lectures Series hosted by Fairleigh Dickinsonís Office of Global Learning and is co- sponsored by the Ambassadorís Club at the United Nations. Light refreshments will be served at 6:00 p.m. For additional information, please call FDUís Office of Global Learning at 973 -443-8876.
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