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Basel Amin Aqel

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1938
  • Age: 77
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Born in Jaffa in 1938; received a BA in Political Science from the AUC in 1959, and an MA in Political Science from the AUB in 1962; began working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kuwait, in charge of the political administration section; served as a consultant to the Kuwaiti delegation to the first and second Arab Summits; was the representative of Palestine to Egypt from 1965-66; became Director of the Arab League office in London in 1968; served as representative of Palestine to the UN during 1975-76; became Director of the first Palestinian delegation to the UN Security Council in 1975; was appointed by King Hassan II of Morocco as Director of the Jerusalem Fund; PNC member; member of the PLO Central Council; Board of Trustees member of the Welfare Association, Geneva, and the Institute for Palestine Studies; member of the Executive Committee for the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, Washington.


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