H.E. Ali Mohamad Ali
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion

On 14/05/2015, Mr. Ali Mohamed Ali, was appointed as the Permanent Secretary of the  Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion of the Federal Republic of Somalia, after passing the advertised interview from a large pool of potential applicants.

The Permanent Secretary is the Chief Administrator of the Ministry, and as such, has the overall responsibility for the management of the Ministry.

Mr. Ali holds Master’s Degree (M.A.) in Political Science with specialization in International Relations from Sana’a University, Bachelor’s Degree (B.A) in Geography and History from the Somali National University.

Mr. Ali served as a graduate teacher at the Somali Ministry of Education and as Diplomatic Attaché at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the First Secretary of the Somali Embassy in Djibouti, the Second Counselor of the Somali Embassy in Moscow, the First Counselor/Consul of the Somali Embassy in Sana’a, Deputy Director-General of Consular Affairs Department, Director of Asian Department, Director of International Organizations Department, Acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion, promoted to Ambassadorial Rank.

Mr. Ali wrote a number of published political articles