Word from the Ambassador Mr. Saad Abdulla AL-Mahmoud

It is with great pleasure that I welcome my Australian, New Zealand and Pacific Island friends to the official homepage of the Embassy of Qatar. I warmly reach out to you and I am excited to display my country's capabilities - especially our robust business - our services, the nature of our sincere and generous society, its culture and safe environment, as well as the wonderful geography and lastly, but not least, our proud and rich history. Thank you for your interest in this homepage and your willingness to explore Qatar's opportunities for our friends around the world.The State of Qatar enjoys a thriving bilateral relationship across a range of activities with our regional friends, and the Embassy under my stewardship will strive to make this relationships become even broader and stronger. This is my mission. Our doors will always be open for you to further explore Qatar, or to clarify any questions you might have or any ideas that you might wish to propose to me and my team. I do hope that the information in this homepage is useful and informative. To all Qataris in Australia, New Zealand and the region I encourage you to familiarise yourselves with the contact details of the Embassy. If ever you need any assistance or consulate services we will be more than delighted to serve you. You are the star representatives of Qatar - keep in touch. I also encourage the Qataris at home to explore and visit this incredible region and I am sure that this homepage will assist you.


H.E. Mr. Saad Abdulla Saad Al Mahmoud Al Shareef

Information: Qatar's ambassador in Australia

Date of Birth: 1969


Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts in History; University of Qatar 1996.
  • Master of Political Science; Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology; Karachi, Pakistan, 2016
  • Honorary Doctorate; University of Indus; Karachi, Pakistan, 2017.
  • Accomplished several administrative courses.

Work Experience

  • His Excellency Ambassador AL Mahmoud commenced his duties as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar Australia, on 29/08/2018. He served as the Consul General of the State of Qatar in Karachi, Pakistan 2013-2017, and had a diplomatic posting working as Counsellor at the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Amman, Jordan 2008-2013.
  • His Excellency Ambassador AL Mahmoud’s prior professional experience encompassed working at the Ministry of Municipality and Agriculture for the period, 1993-1997 and at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education for the period, 1997-2005.Ambassador Al Mahmoud worked for Qatar Armed Forces for the period 1990-1991.
  • His Excellency Ambassador Al Mahmoud’s diplomatic career commenced in 2005 when he joined the Department of the GCC of the Qatar Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • His Excellency Ambassador AL Mahmoud participated in several regional and international conferences representing the State of Qatar including meetings of the Secretariat General of the GCC. Ambassador AL Mahmoud also was an official Qatari delegate in several meetings of UNRWA in Amman, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Current Diplomatic Status

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to Australia since 29/08/2018.
Non-Resident Ambassador to New Zealand, Fiji and Solomon Islands.

Marital Status

Married and he is a father of five children.