H.E. Mr. Ilmārs Breidaks, Ambassador
On 2 March 2020, the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, in an official ceremony in Riga Castle, presented credentials to the Latvian Ambassador-designate to Egypt, Ilmārs Breidaks.
On 1 July 2020, Ambassador Breidaks submitted letters of credence to the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt H.E. Abdel Fattah El Sisi.
On 21 September 2020, Ambassador presented credentials to the Secretary General of the League of Arab States H.E. Ahmed Aboul Gheit.
Ilmārs Breidaks began working for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1999, at the Group Preparation of EU Accession Negotiations. The Ambassador has held various posts at the Foreign Ministry, including those of Head of the NATO and European Security Policy Division, and as Head of the Security Policy Department. He has also been Deputy Head of the Foreign Minister’s Office and Deputy Chief of Mission at the Latvian Embassy in the United States of America
Ilmārs Breidaks has earned the degree of M.A.Soc.Sci. in Political Sciences from the University of Latvia and he is fluent in English and Russian.