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Ambassador of Canada to the Czech Republic: Ayesha Patricia Rekhi

Ayesha Rekhi

Biography

Ayesha Patricia Rekhi (BA Hons [Political Science], McGill University, 1996; MSc [Development Studies], London School of Economics and Political Science, 1997; MPA, Harvard University, 2016) joined Citizenship and Immigration Canada in 1999 and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 2002.

In Ottawa, she was the deputy director of the Southeast Asia and Oceania Division from 2010 to 2011 and previously served as an adviser on peacebuilding and human security issues.

Overseas, she served as vice-consul for immigration in Hong Kong from 2000 to 2002, first secretary for political and economic affairs in New Delhi from 2005 to 2009, counsellor for political and public affairs in Hanoi from 2012 to 2015, and counsellor for political and economic affairs and permanent observer to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok from 2016 to 2019.

In August 2019, Ms. Rekhi was appointed Ambassador of Canada to the Czech Republic.

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2019-11-29