Ambassador

His Excellency Mr.Vagif GARAEV
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 
of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Bahrain

Vagif Mamedvelievich Garaev

  • Born in 1955
  • Graduated from Moscow State Institute for International Relations in 1978
  • In 1997 finished Higher Diplomatic Courses of Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
  • Joined Diplomatic Service in 1978
  • 1994-1999 - Head of Desk in the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
  • 1999-2003 - Consul General in Aleppo, Syria
  • 2004-2007 - Senior Counselor in the Department of Middle East and Northern Africa of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2007-2011 - Consul General in Erbil, Iraq
  • 2011-2014 - Consul General in Basra, Iraq
  • Holds Diplomatic Rank of Minister Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary 1st Class
  • Married, with adult son.

According to the Presidential Decree № 823 dated December 29, 2014 Mr. Vagif GARAEV was appointed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Bahrain.