- Howar Ziad
Howar Ziad is the ambassador of
Iraqto Canada. He is also a senior advisor to Mr. Jalal Talabani, the current president of Iraq. Prior to his diplomatic career, Mr. Ziad and his family had a long history of participation in the Kurdish freedom movement. His father, Kaka Ziad was Vice President of the KDP in the 1950s and was also a famous Kurdish leader of his time.
As a young man, Howar Ziad was active in the Kurdish student movement while studying in Europe. He went on to represent Kurdish interests abroad for many years, including a five-year stint as representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government at the
Ambassador Ziad studied at
Baghdad Collegeand has a BScin Economicsfrom the London School of Economics.
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