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Ambassador





Profile of His Excellency Mr. Riaz Hussain Bukhari


  • Born on 11th of October, 1958 in Lahore, Pakistan.



  • Education:.

  • 1982: Master's Degree in Political Science, Punjab University,  Lahore, Pakistan.


  • 1995: Master's Degree in Foreign Affairs & Trade, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.



  • Professional Experience:

  • 1984-1986: Lecturer Political Science, Government FC College, Lahore, Pakistan


  • 1986: Joined Foreign Service of Pakistan


  • 1988-1989: Section Officer (South Asia Division) in Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan


  • 1989-1992: Second Secretary, Embassy of Pakistan in Bonn, Germany


  • 1992-1993: Section Officers (Europe Division) in Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan


  • 1995-1996: Director (South Asia Division) in Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan


  • 1996-2000: First Secretary in the Embassy of Pakistan, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


  • 2000-2002: Counsellor in the High Commission for Pakistan, Dhaka, Bangladesh


  • 2002-2004: Director (South Asia Division) in Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan


  • 2004-2007: Counsellor in the Embassy of Pakistan, Rome, Italy


  • 2007-2010: Minister in the Embassy of Pakistan, Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • 2010-2011: Director General (OIC Division) in Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan


  • July 2011-June 2013: Director General in Secretariat of National Assembly of Pakistan


  • 14 June - July 2017: Ambassador of Pakistan to the Republic of Uzbekistan

  • July 2017 (onwards) Ambassador of Pakistan to the Republic of Zimbabwe



  • Languages

  • He is fluent in Urdu, Punjabi, English, German languages.


  • Marital Status

  • He is married and has three children.