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Joined Unesco Monday, 10 May 1982

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Development:
H.E. Mr Dean Oliver BARROW

Permanent Delegation

H. E. Mr Bassam Said Freiha
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary,
Permanent Delegate

Curriculum vitae

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 Born in Lebanon in 1939.
 Education:
1960: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Sciences from the American University of Beirut
 Professional career:
- Managing Director of Dar Assayad Sal & International (one of the largest and most successful publishing groups in the Middle East with offices in Beirut, Cairo, Damascus, Jeddah, Kuwait, London, Paris, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain and Dubai).
- Diplomatic career closely associated with efforts to bring peace to Lebanon and to the Middle East.
- 1978: appointed by the Lebanese President as Special Envoy with full cabinet status to keep regular contacts with top officials in the Arab world in general and in the countries of the Gulf in particular.


Permanent Delegation of Belize to UNESCO
Maison de l'UNESCO
Bureau M3.46 ; M3.45
1, rue Miollis
75732 PARIS Cedex 15

National Commission

Hon. Patrick Faber *
Hon. Pablo Marin
Ms Dianne Haylock
Mr Roosvelt Blades
Secretary General

Belize National Commission for UNESCO
West Block, Belmopan
Phone: (501) 822-2380/0385/2698
Fax: (501) 822-3389
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