Profile of Ambassador

H.E. Ahmad Farooq Ambassador of Pakistan to Kingdom of Denmark

  • 2000: Joined Foreign Service of Pakistan

Foreign Postings:

  • Since 29th April 2020: Ambassador of Pakistan to the Kingdom of Denmark.
  • 2013-2016: Counsellor/Alternate Permanent Representative of Pakistan at the Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the Rome-based UN Agencies, Rome.
  • 2010-2013: Counsellor Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations, New York. Member of Pakistan’s Security Council team during Pakistan’s membership of the UN Security Council from 2012 to 2013.
  • 2003-2006: Consul at the Consulate General of Pakistan, Los Angeles.

Postings in Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad:

  • 2018-2020: Director General (Counter Terrorism) dealing with counter terrorism at the United Nations and other multilateral forums.
  • 2016-2018 and 2008-2010: Director United Nations, dealing with UN General Assembly, UN Security Council, Counter Terrorism, UN Peacekeeping and other political and peace and security issues.
  • 2000-2003: Assistant Director in the United Nations Division.


  • Master’s in International Relations, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Boston, USA.
  • Bachelor’s Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Several trainings in public sector management.


  • Married to Ayesha Ahmad, and has two children, a son and a daughter.
  • Born on 11 August 1968.