Ahmed Abu Zeid, the new spokesperson of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ambassador Abu-Zeid, a career diplomat, served as Egypt’s ambassador to Canada from 2018 to 2022.
He had previously served as the official spokesman for the foreign ministry from 2015 to 2018.
In his years of diplomatic service, Abu-Zeid served as counselor at the Egyptian embassy in Washington DC and at the Egyptian consulate in San Francisco. He was also a member of Egypt’s permanent delegation to the United Nations (UN), in New York.
Abu-Zeid also worked for 10 years in the office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs.