Afghanistan’s ambassador in the United Kingdom, Said Tayeb Jawad, has won 2019 Diplomat of the Year from Asia and Oceania Award from Diplomat Magazine on Monday.
The annual awards ceremony recognizes the outstanding work and achievements of London’s diplomatic community, who try to better their nation’s well-being.
Jawad has been serving as Afghan ambassador to the UK for the last two years. His wife Shamim Jawad received the award on his behalf at the ceremony in London which was attended by ambassadors and high commissioners from over 90 countries.
Last year’s award in this category was presented to Japanese ambassador.