About the Ambassador



About the Ambassador:


      Mrs Marzieh Afkham, appointed as the Islamic Republic of Iran’s ambassador to Malaysia, joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1982 and stands among the Ministry’s long serving and experienced diplomats. Enjoying a 34-year background, Mrs Afkham has had important posts in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including Spokeswoman of the Ministry and Head of Center for Public Diplomacy (2013-2015) and Director General of Information and Media ( 2002- 2006).

    She serves as the first female ambassador in the Islamic Republic of Iran as well as having served as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ first spokeswoman.