Alumnus appointed as new Somalian Ambassador to the United States

Ali Sharif Ahmed presented his credentials to US President Donald Trump at the White House

Date: 19 September 2019

London Met alumnus Ali Sharif Ahmed was sworn in as Somalian Ambassador to the United States during a ceremony at the White House earlier this week.

Ambassador Ali Sharif, who studied Peace and Conflict Studies BA at London Metropolitan University, was warmly welcomed by President Donald Trump who accepted Ali’s credentials.

Before his current appointment, Ambassador Ali Sharif served as the Somali ambassador to Ethiopia and France. He also served as the Permanent Representative of Somalia to the African Union and UNECA.


Ambassador Ali Sharif Ahmed standing next to President Donald Trump in the White House