H.E. TIMUR ZABIROV

AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION TO THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Born in 1972.

In 1995 graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Started his diplomatic career in 1995. Worked in various positions at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and Russian diplomatic missions abroad:

1995 – 2000 – Attache, then Third Secretary of the Russian Embassy in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

2002 – 2006 – Second, then First Secretary of the Russian Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

2010 – 2015 – Senior Counsellor, then Minister-Counsellor of the Russian Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

2015 – 2021 – Head of the Arabian Peninsula Desk, then Deputy Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

By the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of August 30th, 2021 No. 501 appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the United Arab Emirates.

Fluent in Arabic and English.