High Commissioner

High Commissioner
Babar Amin

Academic

Holds Master’s degree, in Political Science from The University of the Punjab, Lahore

Post Graduate in Diplomatic Studies from Graduate Institute of International Studies and Development, Geneva, Switzerland

Service Profile

Joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan in November 1989

Served at the Headquarters, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Islamabad as:

  • Section Officer
  • Director
  • Director General (China & SCO)
  • Director General (Central Asia & Economic Cooperation Organization)
  • Director General (Policy Planning and Public Diplomacy)
  • Additional Secretary / National Coordinator of Pakistan for SCO

Held various diplomatic assignments at Pakistan Mission abroad:

  • Bucharest, Romania
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Counselor (Political) Beijing, China
  • Deputy High Commissioner, High Commission of Pakistan, New Delhi
  • Consul General, Consulate General of Pakistan, Guangzhou, China having jurisdiction over Guangdong, Fujian, Hunan, Hainan and Guangxi Provinces

In-service Trainings:

  • National Security Course, National Defence University, Islamabad
  • Senior Management Course, National Management College, Lahore
  • Foreign Service Specialized Training Programme, Foreign Service Academy Islamabad
  • Common Training Programme, Civil Services Academy, Lahore

Marital Status

He is married with four children