The Ambassador of the State of Kuwait, His Excellency Yaqoub Yousef Al-Sanad, presented his credentials to President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam in a ceremony at the Istana today. His curriculum vitae is attached. 

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

30 OCTOBER 2014

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HE YAQOUB YOUSEF AL SANAD

AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE

 

STATE OF KUWAIT

BORN:

27 December 1969, Kuwait

AGE:

45

MARITAL

STATUS

Married to Mrs Eiman Al Gharir with three daughters

EDUCATION:

Bachelor in Political Science and Public Administration, Kuwait University, 1992

CAREER:

Jun 1992     – Aug 1995

Joined Bureau of Training and Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

Jul 1992     – Sep 1992

Third Secretary, Consular Affairs Administration – Notarizations & Certifications Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Sept 1995    – Mar 2000

Third Secretary, Embassy of Kuwait, Brazil

Apr 2000     – July 2001

Second Secretary, Bureau of Training and Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

July 2001     – Aug 2002

Department of the Undersecretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Aug 2002     – July 2006

First Secretary, Embassy of Kuwait, Canada

CAREER: (cont’d)

July 2006      – July 2009

Counsellor, Embassy of Kuwait, Spain

Aug 2007      – Sep 2007

Head of Interests Section Bureau of Kuwaiti citizens, Malaga, Spain 

July 2009      – Aug 2010

Counsellor, Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York

Sep 2010       –

Aug 2014

Ambassador to Kenya

Permanent Representative to the UN Office in Nairobi (UNON), UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and

UN Human Settlement Programme

(UN-Habitat)

Jan 2013        –

Aug 2014

Ambassador to Burundi (Non-Resident)

Apr 2013       –

Aug 2014

Ambassador to Tanzania (Non-Resident)

Sep 2013       –

Aug 2014

Ambassador to Rwanda (Non-Resident)

Feb 2014        –

Promoted to Minister Counsellor

30 Oct 2014   –

Ambassador to Singapore

LANGUAGES:

English, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese

       

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October 2014