D-8: The Future Economic Powerhouse
19.10.2018 19:00
YER : AB7-7302
School of Management and Administrative Sciences

​Ambassador Dato' Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari
Ambassador Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari joined the Malaysian Public Service in 1981. In his distinguished diplomatic career in the Foreign Service of Malaysia, he served as Malaysia’s highest envoy in Qatar, Brunei, Egypt and Palestine. He was Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of Malaysia in Vientiane, Laos; Zagreb, Croatia as well as in Amman, Jordan. He also served in different diplomatic missions in different capacities.
At the Foreign Office of Malaysia, Ambassador Ku Jaafar worked in bilateral, multilateral and academic Wings. He overhauled and undertook major works on the restructuring of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation during his office as Undersecretary (OIC). He also developed and guided the professional aptitude programme of the Malaysian Diplomats during his office at the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations as its Director-General.
He holds B.A. (Hons) from the University of Malaysia and a Diploma in Public Administration. Ambassador Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari has assumed duty as the new Secretary-General of the D-8 Organization for economic cooperation on the 1st of January 2018.​​​​