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H.E. Sheikh Ali Khalid Al-Jabar Al-Sabah
Ambassador of the State of Kuwait in Rome

Name and surname: Sheikh Ali Khaled Al Jaber Al Sabah

Date of birth: 15/2/1958

Place of birth: Kuwait

Marital status: Married with 5 children.


  • Degree in Business Administration - San Jose State University
  • Masters Degree in the Arts - Specialisation in Diplomatic Studies - University of Westminster - United Kingdom.

Positions held:

1982: Diplomatic attaché at the Foreign Ministry.
1984: Third Secretary at the Embassy of Kuwait in London.
1985: Return to the Foreign Ministry (military service).
1986-1991: Second Secretary at the Embassy of Kuwait in London.
1992-1996: Investment Manager in Kuwait Investment Authority.
1996-1998: First Counsellor of Embassy in London.
1999: Ambassador of Kuwait to Venezuela.
2000: Non-Resident Ambassador to Ecuador.
2000: Non-Resident Ambassador to Jamaica.
2000: Non-Resident Ambassador to Honduras.
2000: Non-Resident Ambassador to Colombia.
2000: Non-Resident Ambassador to Peru.
2002: Ambassador of Kuwait to The Netherlands.
2002: Non-Resident Ambassador of Kuwait to Bosnia.
2002: Ambassador of Kuwait at the International Court.
2002: Permanent Representative at the International Court of Commercial Arbitration.
2002: Permanent Representative at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPAC).
2005: Appointed Assistant Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs (and established the Economic Department of the Foreign Ministry of Kuwait 2005)
Since 2013: Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Kuwait in Italy.

Awards and Decorations:

  • Simon Bolivar Medal (Venezuela).
  • Medal of Colombia.
  • Medal of Ecuador.
  • Medal, First Grade, of Nicaragua.
  • Red Cross Medal, First Grade (Venezuela).
  • Award for the Top Diplomatic Personality during his mission as Chief of Mission in Venezuela.

Other activities:

  • Founder Member of the "Campaign for the Liberation of Kuwait" in London, 1990.
  • Member of the Economic Association.
  • Member of the Association of Kuwaiti Journalists.
  • Chairman of the Sports and Social Committee at the Foreign Ministry.
  • Founder Member of the Kuwait Shooting Federation.

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