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New Permanent Representative of Yemen Presents Credentials
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)
The new Permanent Representative of Yemen to the United Nations, Khaled Mahfoodh Abdulla Bahah, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.
Until his latest appointment, Mr. Bahah served as Ambassador to Canada from 2008 to March of this year. Prior to that, he was Minister of Oil and Minerals of Yemen from 2006 until 2008, with a brief interim reappointment in March 2014.
From 2005 to 2006, he was Project Officer Manager of the Arabia-Yemen Cement Company. Beginning in 1992, he joined Canadian Nexen Petroleum Yemen, holding senior positions in planning, joint ventures and human resources, among others.
Mr. Bahah holds a Masters of Commerce in administration, banking and finance from Pune University, India, and a Bachelor of Commerce in advanced accounting and auditing.
He is married and has one son.
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