Mohamed Abdi Ali is a seasoned diplomat and international relations expert, currently serving as the Director of the National Protocol Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Born with a passion for fostering international relations, he pursued and successfully obtained a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, laying the foundation for his distinguished career.
Mr. Mohamed’s journey in diplomacy began in 2011 when he joined the Prime Minister’s Office as a Protocol Officer. During his tenure from 2011 to 2013, he demonstrated exceptional skills in managing diplomatic protocols and interactions. His outstanding performance caught the attention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, leading to his transition in 2013.
Over the years, Mohamed Abdi Ali has honed his expertise in various capacities within the Ministry. His dedication and leadership qualities earned him roles of increasing responsibility, including positions such as Counselor at the Somali Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, where he navigated complex diplomatic landscapes.
Prior to assuming the pivotal role of Director of the National Protocol Department in August 30, 2023, Mr. Ali served as a Senior Advisor at the Somali Embassy in Juba, South Sudan. This experience provided him with a nuanced understanding of diplomatic affairs and international cooperation in the East African region.
Mohamed Abdi Ali has also held significant positions within the Ministry, including Deputy Director of National Protocol and Director of the Diaspora Department. His multifaceted career demonstrates his adaptability and commitment to serving his country’s interests on the global stage.
With a track record marked by achievements and a commitment to excellence, Mohamed Abdi Ali continues to contribute significantly to Somalia’s diplomatic endeavors. His leadership at the National Protocol Department underscores his capacity to manage and enhance diplomatic relationships, further solidifying his position as a distinguished diplomat in the field of international relations.