As part of AGSIW’s Ambassadors Series, H.E. Mohammed A. Al-Hadhrami, ambassador of Yemen to the United States, discussed local developments in Yemen as well as ongoing international and domestic efforts to bring the conflict in the country to an end.
H.E. Mohammed A. Al-Hadhrami
Ambassador of the Republic of Yemen to the United States
Mohammed A. Al-Hadhrami is a career diplomat who began working with the Yemeni Foreign Ministry in October 2004. He has held several prominent positions at the ministry and abroad. In March 2022, he was appointed ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Yemen to the United States. He served as the minister of foreign affairs of Yemen from September 2019 to December 2020. He served as vice minister of foreign affairs from November 2018 to September 2019. From December 2016 until November 2018, he was deputy chief of mission at the Embassy of the Republic of Yemen in Washington, DC. From June 2008 to July 2012, he served at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Yemen to the United Nations. Al-Hadhrami holds a master’s degree in development policy from the Korea Development Institute and a master’s degree in diplomacy and international relations from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He obtained his bachelor’s from Missouri State University. He is married with three children.
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