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Curriculum Vitae of the Ambassador

PhDr. Jakub Karfík

Date of Birth: 23rd July, 1959

Place of Birth: Prague, Czech Republic

Marital Status: Married, 2 children

Education:

1980 – 1985 Charles University, Prague, Faculty of Arts

Major specialization: Cunieform studies

Minor specialization:  Arabic language and literature

1988  PhDr. (Classical Arabic literature)

Professional experience:

October 1985 – September 1986 Military service

October 1986 – February 1994 National Museum, Prague, Curator

March 1994 – August 1995 National Gallery, Prague, Oriental Art Collection, Director

Since August 1995 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

November 1995 – September 1999  Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Islamic Republic of Pakistan

December 1999 – December 2000 Director General, Section of American, Asian and African Countries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

January 2001 – May 2002 Director General, Section of Bilateral Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

May 2002 - September 2006  Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Arab Republic of Egypt

October 2006 – October 2009   Director General, Section of Non-European Countries and Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

October 2009 – November 2013 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Slovak Republic

February 2014 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Republic of Poland

Languages: English, Arabic

Attachments

CV of the Ambassador 25 KB DOC (Word document) Feb 21, 2014