November, 2016

201601Nov13:4015:00Dynamics in South Asia13:40 - 15:00

Event Details


Ambassadors Forum Lecture Series

A presentation by
H.E. Mr. Khalid Usman Qaiser
Ambassador of Pakistan to Greece

When: Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 13:40-15:00

Where: John S. Bailey Library, Upper Level

Organized by: Institute of Diplomacy & Global Affairs – Office of Public Affairs
International Business Society

For more information please contact: 210 600 9800 ext. 1107


His Excellency Khalid Usman Qaiser has served as Pakistan’s Ambassador to Greece since July 2016. Previously, he was Pakistan’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan & Georgia (2014-2016) and Tajikistan (2008 to 2011). During his diplomatic career of over 30 years, Qaiser has worked in various capacities in Pakistan Missions in Tunis, London, Budapest, and Berlin, before his elevation to the Ambassadorial rank in 2008.

While at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, he held various portfolios in the departments of North Africa, Middle East, and Central Asia, as well as Administration, International Conferences, and Economic Coordination.

He also served as Director General of the Foreign Service Academy in Islamabad where apart from young Pakistani diplomats, many foreign countries’ diplomats attend specialized professional diplomatic courses every year.

Ambassador Qaiser speaks English, French, Urdu, and Punjabi. He is married to Mrs. Asima Qaiser and they have two children.

Topic of Presentation: “Dynamics of South Asia”

Ambassador Qaiser will introduce the South Asian region and its dynamics. His presentation will cover the background of current challenges, and the new undercurrents. He will share his perspective on the present geo-political environment of the region that has far-reaching implications for the region and beyond. He will suggest ways to make South Asia a peaceful, stable and prosperous region going forward, and will also take questions from the audience.