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Ambassador Biography

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His Excellency NALOUM BOUROUMDOU

Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Chad

To Canada

PROFESSIONAL BIO

BY H.E.M. NALOUM BOUROUMDOU

 

Mr. NALOUM BOUROUMDOU is a distinguished senior official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, holding the esteemed rank of Senior Minister Plenipotentiary, with an illustrious diplomatic career spanning several decades.

Following his primary and secondary education in La1, Abèche, and Fort-Lamy (now N'Djamena), he dedicated a year to teaching at the Adoum Dallah High School in Moundou. In 1977, he embarked on a journey to Kiev, Ukraine (former USSR), for higher education.

Having earned a postgraduate diploma in International Relations from Shevchenko University in Kiev in 1983, Mr. Naloum Bouroumdou made the courageous decision to return to Chad, despite the prevailing climate of insecurity after the civil war from 1979 to 1982. In the same year (1983), he was appointed Foreign Affairs Counsellor to the Department of Foreign Affairs, where he served across various directorates.

Driven by a passion for Scientific Research, Mr. Naloum Bouroumdou returned to Kyiv State University in 1988, where he successfully obtained his PhD in International Relations in 1991. In the same year (1991), he returned to Chad and resumed his service within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since then, Mr. Naloum has held numerous positions of responsibility in both central and external services of the Ministry. Additionally, he served in the Office of the Prime Minister, Head of Government, and the President of the National Assembly.

His notable roles include Director of Prospective, Strategic, and Transnational Threats Studies (2018-2020), Director of Protocol to the Prime Minister, and later to the National Assembly (2010-2015). He served as the First Counsellor in Nigeria (1995-2004), Egypt (2005-2009), Canada (2015-2018), and France (2020-2023).

This illustrious career led Mr. Naloum Bouroumdou to rise through all levels of his class before reaching the pinnacle of his diplomatic journey. On March 22, 2023, he was appointed as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Chad to Canada, a prestigious appointment that marked the culmination of his forty years of dedicated progress in his diplomatic career.

Mr. Naloum Bouroumdou is proficient in both spoken and written French, possesses a fair command of Russian, and communicates effectively in English. He has contributed to the field of research, publishing notable works in 1989 and 1990. Married and a father of four children, his commitment to diplomacy and international relations is a testament to his unwavering dedication and expertise.

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