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Prof. Mostafa El Feki is a highly skilled diplomat with extensive experience in the political and cultural fields garnered from a prolific career in the international arena. He was appointed Director of the Library of Alexandria as of 28 May 2017. Prof. El Feki has held numerous positions within the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, most notably including that of Ambassador of Egypt to Austria and Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna; Non-resident Ambassador to the Republics of Slovakia, Slovenia and Croatia; and Counsellor of Egypt in New Delhi. On the national front, Prof. El Feki has served as Secretary of Information and Follow-up to the President of Egypt and Head of the Bureau of Information and Follow-up for the Egyptian Presidency. Throughout his career, he has made broad-based contributions in society as a literary scholar, intellectual, historian, writer and educator. Prof. El Feki has been the Chairman of the Egyptian-Austrian Friendship Association for the last ten years. He is a member of the National Council of Human Rights, the Writer’s Union, L’Institut d’Egypte founded in 1798, the Supreme Council for Culture and many other forums and committees.