Imad Moustapha

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Imad Moustapha
عماد مصطفى
Imad Moustapha (left) and U.S. President George W. Bush
Dr. Imad Moustapha (left) and U.S. President George W. Bush
5th Ambassador of Syria to the People's Republic of China
In office
December 2011[1] – 2014
Preceded byRustum Al-Zubi
Personal details
Born (1959-03-11) 11 March 1959 (age 63)
Aleppo, Syria
NationalitySyrian
Spouse(s)Rafif
ChildrenSidra, Saree
Residence(s)Washington, DC
ProfessionCivil Servant
Websitehttp://imad_moustapha.blogs.com/

Imad Moustapha (Arabic: عماد مصطفى; born 11 March 1959) is the Syrian Ambassador to China and his country's former Ambassador to the United States.

Biography[edit]

Imad Moustapha was born in Aleppo on 11 March 1952.[2]

He was Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology (IT) at the University of Damascus, and Secretary General of the Arab School on Science and Technology. He is a co-founder of the Network of Syrian Scientists, Technologists and Innovators Abroad (NOSSTIA). This organization was involved in establishing Meedan, "a non-profit social technology company which aims to increase cross-language interaction on the web, with particular emphasis on translation and aggregation services in Arabic and English."[3]

Media[edit]

Imad Moustapha regularly writes in the print media and appears on television, representing the Syrian government position. He has also occasionally appeared at public lectures, think-tanks, and world-affairs councils.[4]

Personal[edit]

His wide range of interests include: globalization, cultural identities, social and economic impacts of the Internet, and Western classical music.

Allegations of espionage[edit]

On June 25, 2011, the Washington Bureau chief of a major Kuwait newspaper (Al Rai), reported in NOW Lebanon that Ambassador Mustapha is engaged in various espionage activities, as well as threats to Syrians living in the US.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2011-12-11.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Imad Moustapha: Curriculum Vitae".
  3. ^ Meedan
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-11-23. Retrieved 2009-06-08.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-27. Retrieved 2011-06-25.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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