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Profile of H.E. Mr. Rafiuzzaman Siddiqui

  • Joined Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1986.
  • Joined Foreign Service of Pakistan in October 1982.
  • Served at the Headquarters as Section Officer (1987-1988)
  • Protocol Officer, Camp Office, Karachi (1988-1991)
  • Section Officer (1995-1997)
  • Director (1997, 1998-1999 & 2006-2007)
  • Director General (2007-2009)
  • Additional Foreign Secretary (September 2015-August 2016)

Held diplomatic assignments in the following Pakistani Missions abroad:
  • Jeddah (Saudi Arabia): Third Secretary/Second Secretary (1991-1995)
  • Madrid (Spain): First Secretary/Counsellor (1999-2002)
  • Dhaka (Bangladesh): Counsellor (2002-2006)
  • Paris (France): Deputy Head of Mission, Alternate Permanent Representative to UNESCO (2009-2012)
  • Nairobi (Kenya): High Commissioner (2012-2015), Accredited to Burundi, Eritrea, Rwanda and Uganda, Permanent Representative to UNEP and UN-Habitat.
  • High Commissioner for Pakistan to the People's Republic of Bangladesh since 26 September 2016.

Married with 2 sons.