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Hosni Abdel Wahed

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1960
  • Age: 62
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Hosni Muhammad Ahmad Abd al-Wahed (born on January 1, 1960 in Aqabat Jabr camp) is a Palestinian journalist, politician and diplomat. He served as the Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Argentina from February 3, 2015 to 2021. He is currently the Ambassador of the State of Palestine to the Kingdom of Spain.

Childhood and educational attainment
Hosni Abdel Wahed was born on January 1, 1960, in Aqabat Jabr camp, in the Jericho Governorate, east of the West Bank, to a Palestinian family that was displaced due to the Nakba from the village of Al-Tira near the city of Lydda. After the events of the setback war in 1967, his family migrated to another camp in Jordan, where he finished his school education. He left for Bulgaria, where he obtained a diploma in social sciences, and then to Cuba, where he obtained his bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from the University of Havana.

practical life
Abdel Wahed worked as a journalist for Balsam magazine, and also worked as a coordinator for Arab culture for a few years in Santiago, then as an advisor to the Education Department of the Palestine Liberation Organization.

He began his political career in the European Department of the General Administration of the Diaspora Palestinians within the Palestinian Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, then headed the Latin America Department. Later he was Assistant to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, then Director General of the Arab World in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minister Counselor at the embassies of the State of Palestine in Venezuela and Mexico, and Director General of Administrative and Financial Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In February 2015, he was appointed ambassador of the State of Palestine in Buenos Aires to Argentina and continued until 2021.

On May 19, 2022, he presented his credentials as ambassador of the State of Palestine to Spain to Spanish King Felipe VI.



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