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2005 corruption multi-media and promotional materials 

"....an ambassador's job is government to government primarily, but it's also to be a commercial diplomat"

Amb. Anthony Harrington

 

'In many significant offshore financial centres, specialist commercial judges exist where formal specialist courts do not'

The Hon. Justice L. Kawaley

Commercial Judge

Supreme Court,

Bermuda

 

HE Ambassador (Dr) Rashid Ali, FCDipl, OGW, HSC, MBS

Current Ambassador of the Republic of Kenya to the Islamic Republic of Iran

April 04 – April 2010:   Chairman Al-Fawzein Group of Companies

  • Global Advisory team of the Imperial Organization-USA
  • Responsible for advising the Organization on Business expansion, introduction to high-level leaders and on the geopolitical and economic status of Africa

August 97 – April 04:   

Deputy Secretary, Administration Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry

Administration Department Responsible to the Permanent Secretary for the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Co-ordination of the Ministry’s supervisory exercise and surcharge of the authorized officers delegated powers on appointments, promotions and discipline, office accommodation and renovations, proceeding of annual staff appraisal reports in liaison with heads of departments: Duty and security officers
  • Processing of speeches: overseas travel clearance; parliamentary business and questions. International conferences and seminars; local exhibitions and shows; transport and vehicle management
  • Handling of legislative matters for the Ministry if Liaison with Attorney General Chambers.
  • In charge of a special exercise to relocate Beach Operators to special markets providing “hawker-free” beaches
  • Assisting in the set up of a proper Tourist Police Unit to overseas tourist security
  • Chairman; Ministerial Selection Board, Ministerial Postings Committee, Ministerial Show Committee and Ministerial Security Committee
  • Alternate Director; Bomas of Kenya, Kenya Film Corporation, Kenya Tourist Development Board, Coast Development Authority, Utalii College

Member of Ministerial Civil Service Reform Committee

May – August 1997:      Deputy Secretary, Department of External Resources Treasury

  • Department of External Resources
  • Head of Desk For ABD, Middle East, Abu Dhabi, and Saudi Development Bank
  • Administrative and Managerial duties within the Ministry

1995 – May 1997:         Deputy Ambassador, Kenya Embassy in Abu Dhabi

  • Head of Chancery and Deputy Ambassador
  • Administration and Management of Embassy Finance
  • Embassy activities and events
  • Responsible for Kenyan interests the host country
  • The promotion of Bilateral Trade and Investment
  • Organized the Afro-Arab 96 Trade Fair at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre

January 1996:             Special Duties

Appointed to head an anti-corruption team to investigate and prosecute those involved in corruption and fraud in the Customs and Excise Department

1994 – 1995:                Councilor, the Kenya Embassy in Sweden

  • Head of Chancery and Deputy Ambassador
  • Administration and Management of Embassy finance, activities and events
  • Responsible for Kenyan interests the host country
  • The promotion of Bilateral Trade and Investment

1991 – February 1994:            Under Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation

  • Head of Inspectorate Division within the Ministry
  • Duties included visiting and verifying that all Kenyan Missions overseas and the various United Nation Associations (Kenya Mission to UNEP, HABITAT etc) were running in accordance to Kenya Foreign Services Regulations.

1987 – 1991:                Under Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources

  • In-charge of Mines and Geologist Department and Natural Environment Secretariat.
  • Member of the Forest Licensing Commission
  • Secretary of the Committee responsible for the issuance of mining and prospecting licenses.
  • Alternate Director in various parastatals
  • Represented Kenya at the UNEP and other environmental conferences both at local and international level
  • National Environment Secretariat Advisory committee and Ministerial Tendering Board.

1986 – 1987:                Senior Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Lands and Settlement.

  • Senior Assistant Secretary in-charge of lands adjudication and settlement department (responsible for the amalgamation of the two departments)
  • Head of investigation of settlement plots falsely acquired
  • Head of Finance and Administration Department, overseeing the adjudication and Settlement Department

1978 – 1986:                Began as Customs Officer, rising to Principal Investigation Officer (Kenya)

                                    and Head of Inspectorate Division.

  • Duties included: Entry processing fraud investigation, misdeclarations and valuations and foreign exchange fraud
  • Required to verify the quantity and nature of goods passing through the ports, inland container depots, airports and border stations
  • Duties as Principal Investigations Officer included: heading the investigation and inspectorate branches of what was then known as the East Africa Community
  • After the community was disbanded duties were performed for the Kenya Customs and Excise Department
  • Controlled regional offices via posting at central office
  • Disciplining officers and eradication of fraud were an intergral part of the job
  • Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Administration
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Commerce
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Diploma in Public Administration, Personnel Management, Public Relations, Marketing

Special Awards

  • Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS)
  • Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW)
  • The Head of State Commendation (HSC)
  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • Honorary Game Warden
  • Tourism Award

Professional Memberships for Societies and Organizations

  • Fellow: The Institute of Director UK
  • Fellow: The British Institute of Management
  • Fellow: The Institute of Professional Manager and Administration.
  • Member: Kenya Institute of Management

Social and Other

Patron – Muslim Education & Welfare Association

  • Board of Member: District Health Management  Board, Mombasa
  • Trustee: The Baluchi Mosque
  • Trustee: Board of Mombasa Multipurpose Centre, Mombasa
  • Trustee: Beach Operators, Relocation Trust
  • Secretary: The National Hajj Committee, Mombasa

Courses and Seminars

  • November 1996: Islamic Banking and Finance Abu Dhabi, UAE, vision of Islamic Banking and Finance in the 21st Century
  • April 1995 - Middle East Communication courses
  • 1967 – 1986 - Customs and Excise Courses. Various courses including auditing management tools and understanding financial statements

Founding of ACCD

 

Pioneering Rights

 

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A large part of the foreign secretary's job is commercial diplomacy, a major part of foreign policy and should be done extremely well

 - Vince Cable, UK Business Secretary

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Commercial diplomacy is an important component of the FCO's wider prosperity agenda, which brings together all the actions that it takes globally to support the UK economy - Rt Hon. Lord Howell of Guildford

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