Mohammed Hussein Moh’d Ali Bahr AlUloom
Permanent Representative of Iraq United Nation, NY
Substantial experience in several senior federal government positions, with postings focusing on international affairs, geopolitical affairs, multilateral and bilateral diplomacy with substantive knowledge of United Nations methods and programs; prior to that, extensive engineering, telecommunications and media background for 35 years.
Ambassador Bahr Aluloom served as an advisor to the Iraqi Governing Council after regime change in 2003 and the Iraqi Transitional Council in 2004. In 2009, he was appointed Ambassador to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he headed several departments in the Ministry and was a key participant in the reviewing and restructuring process of the Foreign Ministry’s policies. In 2010, he was named Iraq’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the state of Kuwait and was a major influence on the turnaround in relations between Iraq and Kuwait. In 2016 Ambassador Bahr Aluloom returned to the ministry as head of the Department of the Americas. In June 2017 Ambassador Bahr Aluloom was named to represent Iraq as Permanent Representative to the United Nation in New York.
Ambassador Bahr Aluloom holds a BSc in Electronics from the University of Technology in Baghdad and MSc in Digital Systems from Brunel University in London. He is associated with several educational institutions and charities and is also the founder of Alalamain Institute for Higher Education for political studies in Najaf.
Ambassador Bahr Aluloom was born on April 20th, 1958 in the holy city of Najaf in Iraq; he is married to Ms. Enam AbdulSahib AlMusawi, and they have two sons and two daughters.