Undersecretary Regional Affairs & GCC




H.E. Ambassador Waheed Mubarak Sayyar

Undersecretary of Regional & GCC Affairs

  • Born in the Kingdom of Bahrain (Muharraq) on 13th December, 1953.
  • Received Bachelor of Economics (College of Management and Economics) University of Baghdad - 1975.
  • Currently holds the position as Undersecretary for Regional and GCC Affairs.
  • Appointed as Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Bahrain, to the State of Qatar (2011 - 2015).
  • Ambassador in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs - (2008-2011).
  • Appointed as Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Bahrain, to Syrian Arab Republic - (2001-2008).
  • Joined Bahrain Embassy in London as a counselor and Second person - (1996-2001).
  • Joined Bahrain Embassy in Cairo as a counselor and deputy permanent representative of the Arab League - (1988-1996).
  • Joined Bahrain Embassy in Tunisia as a counselor and deputy permanent representative of the Arab League - (1980- 1986).
  • Attended the UN session, 33 in 1978.
  • Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1975.

Conferences attended
  • Participated in the Arab summit conference in (Cairo 1991), (Beirut 2002), (Sharm elSheikh 2003) and in (Damascus, 2008).
  • Participated as Part of the Kingdom of Bahrain delegation at the, 32, 35 and 36 GCC Summits held in Bahrain, Doha and Riyadh.
  • Participated at the strategic dialogues between the GCC and various countries.
  • Participated in The Summit of South American-Arab Countries in Riyadh, 2015.
  • Headed the Kingdom of Bahrain delegation at the Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum, Moscow 2016.
  • Participated in the Islamic Summit Conference, a delegation in (Kuwait 1988).
  • Participated in the Annual Conferences of the British Parties (Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat) during the period 1996-2001.
  • Participated in all sessions of the Arab League Council - (1980-1996 - 2016).
  • Participated in the Conferences of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Organization of Islamic Conference in (Jordan 1987),(Cairo 1990).
  • Participated in the Conference of Foreign Ministers of Non-Aligned States movement in Cairo - (1992).
  • Participated in amending the Arab League Charter - (Tunisia 1982-1983).
  • Participated in the preparation of the Arab Charter for Human Rights - (Cairo, 1994).
  • Participated in the Arab Convention to promote a Middle East zone free of weapons of mass destruction - (Cairo, 1993).
  • Participated in all meetings of the Economic and Social Council of the League of Arab States in Cairo - (1988-1996).
  • Participated in all meetings of the Administrative and Financial Committee of the Arab League - (Cairo and Tunisia, 1980-1996).
  • Participated in all meetings of the Legal Committee of the Arab League - (Cairo and Tunisia, 1980-1996).
  • Participated in UNIDO - (New Delhi 1980).
  • Chief of Bahrain's delegation at the Conference of Arab Ministers of Tourism – (Beirut 2004).
  • Chief of Bahrain's delegation at the Conference of Arab Ministers of Communications – (Damascus 2005).
  • Chaired the Kingdom of Bahrain delegation and the Council of Arab Ministers of Trade – (Damascus 2006).
  • Representative of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the ESCWA (Economic and Social Commission of the United Nations Commission for Western Asia) - (2001-2008).
  • Participated in public meetings of the ESCWA - (2001-2008).
  • Participated in the Future Forum - (Abu Dhabi 2009).
  • Participated in the Manama Dialogue Forum - (2009-2010 - 2015).
  • Participated the Kingdom of Bahrain delegation to Afghanistan in the Afghanistan International Conference - (Kabul 2010).
  • Participated in the Arab-Chinese Cooperation Forum – (Beijing 2010).
  • Participated in the research centers of the Islamic Conference – (Istanbul 2010).

Joint committees and Official Visits
  • Participated in the delegation of His Excellency the Foreign Minister to (Turkey 2009), (Iran, 2009 and 2010), (Doha 2011) and (Kuwait, 2009). ( Riyadh 2009)
  • Participated in the Joint Committee of Bahrain-Yemen – (Sana'a, 2009).
  • Participated in the Joint Committee of Bahrain Iran – (Tehran 2009).

Committees within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2008 -2011)
  • Chairman of the Grievance Committee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Chairman of the Administrative Committee on Employment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Member of the committee for preparation of internal regulations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Member of the Development Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Lecturer at the sessions of the diplomatic staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Marital status
  • Married to Mrs. Halima Ahmed Ali Ansari.
  • Father of (Hamad, Mohammed Mubarak, Abdulla, Shaikha).

Hobbies
  • Photography
  • Reading – specially Historical Books
  • Drawing




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