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The Embassy of of Egypt in Berlin

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Address: Stauffenbergstr. 6-7, Berlin, D-10785

Tel.: +49 (0)30 477 54 70

E-mail: embassy@egyptian-embassy.de

www.egyptian-embassy.de

The Ambassador

Amb. Khaled Galal Abdelhamid

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He can speak Arabic, English and French. From 1985 to 1986 he’s been Attaché at the Institute for Diplomatic Studies. From 1987 to 1988 he started to work at the International economic affairs department, and from 1988 to 1992 he took part into the Permanent Mission of Egypt to the UN in Vienna. In 1992 he started working at the UN Affairs Department until 1994 when he became Ambassador of Egypt in Amman. That year he took the role of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs until 2001 when he took part until 2003 to his permanent mission of Egypt to the UN in Geneva. In 2004 he became ambassador of Egypt in Brussels. After covering the roles of: Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for the Western Asia/UN Secretariat (Beirut) (2004-2008); Special Assistant to the Executive Secretary, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO, Vienna) (2008-2016); Egypt’s Permanent Representative to the League of Arab States (2016-2017); and assistant Foreign Minister, Chief of Cabinet (2017-2019), he finally became Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Federal Republic of Germany.

History

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The idea of building an Egyptian Embassy in Berlin dates back to the forties, when two pieces of land were purchased for the purpose of building both an embassy and a residence. The construction of the current embassy building was completed at the beginning of October 2001.

Germany and Egypt maintain friendly relations. Germany remains committed in its support of the development of a modern and democratic state in Egypt. The federal government is closely following the human rights situation in Egypt. The foreign ministers of both countries signed, on the 12th of August 2011, the Berlin Declaration on Germany's support for democratic change. There are also intensive economic relations between the two countries.