Libyan Ambassador to the United Nations
The permanent representative of the Libyan state to the United Nations is the leader of the Libyan delegation to the United Nations, and in charge of the Libyan Mission to the United Nations. Libyan representatives to the UN hold the personal rank of ambassador.
The Permanent Representative, currently Elmahdi S. Elmajerbi, is charged with representing the Libyan government in the United Nations and during almost all plenary meetings of the General Assembly, except in the rare situation in which a senior personnel of the Libyan government (such as the Libyan Foreign Secretary or the Libyan Head of State) is present.
List of Ambassadors
The following is a chronological list of those who have held the office:
|#||Ambassador||Years served||Head of State|
|1||Wahbi al-Bouri||1963 – 1965||Idris of Libya|
|—||—||—||Idris of Libya/|
|2||Mansour Rashid El-Kikhia||1975 – 1980||Muammar Gaddafi|
|3||Abuzed Omar Dorda||1997 – 2003||Muammar Gaddafi|
|4||Ali Treki||September 18, 2003 – March 4, 2009||Muammar Gaddafi|
|5||Abdel Rahman Shalgham||March 4, 2009 – July 23, 2013||Muammar Gaddafi/|
|6||Ibrahim Dabbashi||July 23, 2013 – August, 2016||Aguila Saleh Issa/|
|7||Elmahdi S. Elmajerbi||August 2016 – present|