Secretary General

CURRICULUM VITAE

OF

H. E. MR. AMJAD HUSSAIN B. SIAL

SECRETARY GENERAL OF SAARC

 

Born on 20 June 1956.

 

MSc Degree in Defense and Strategic Studies.

 

Joined Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1983.

 

Served at the Headquarters as Section Officer (1984-1987 & 1991-1993), Director (1993-1994 & 2000-2002) and Director General (2006-2009), Director General (2011), Additional Foreign Secretary (2014), and Special Secretary (2015-2016).

 

Held various diplomatic assignments in Pakistan Missions abroad: Vienna (1987-1990), Harare (1994-1996) and New York (1996-2000).

 

Remained on deputation with SAARC Secretariat, Kathmandu (2003-2006).

 

Served as Ambassador/Alternate Permanent Representative, at the Pakistan Permanent Mission to the UN, New York (2009-2011).

 

Also served as Ambassador of Pakistan to the Republic of Tajikistan (2011-2014).

 

Presently, he is serving as Secretary General of SAARC w.e.f. 01 March 2017.

 

He is married.

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