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For Immediate Release:
Metropolitan Campus

Joan Harvey

Office of Public Relations
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Qatar's Representative to the United Nations to Speak at FDU

On The Situation in the Gulf

Teaneck, NJ (September 10, 2003) —"The Situation in the Gulf " is the topic of Ambassador Nassir-Al-Nasser of Qatar’s talk to be given on Wednesday, October 1, 2003 at Fairleigh Dickinson University. This lecture is part of the United Nations Pathways Lecture Series, presented by the Ambassador’s Club at the United Nations, in conjunction with Fairleigh Dickinson University, co-sponsored by The Record and Herald News.

Mr. Al-Nasser is well qualified to speak to the current situation in the Gulf, having served in the Foreign Service for more than 30 years, gaining considerable experience of the region from his various postings throughout the Middle East.

Prior to his current assignment as Qatar’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Mr. Al-Nasser had served as his country’s Ambassador to Jordan since 1993. From 1986 to 1993, he had his first posting to Qatar’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, where he worked as minister to the Mission.

Mr. Al-Nasser joined his country’s Foreign Service in 1972 as Attaché at the Embassy of Qatar in Beirut. During his posting in Lebanon, which lasted until 1974, he was a member of his government’s delegation to high-level meetings of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).

In 1975, Mr. Al-Nasser was assigned to Qatar’s Embassy in Pakistan and, from late 1975 to 1981, he was General Counsellor at Qatar’s Embassy in Dhubai. From 1981 to 1985, he served with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Doha.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 6:30 p.m. It will be held in room 105 in the Muscarelle Center, River Road, Teaneck, on Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus. For further information please call 201-692-7360.

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