H.E. Ambassador Franz Michael Skjold Mellbin
Ambassador of Denmark to the United Arab Emirates. He has previously served as Ambassador of Denmark to Japan and Afghanistan as well as European Union Special Representative (EUSR) for Afghanistan and Pakistan and Head of the European Union Delegation to Afghanistan. In 2016 he facilitated the peace agreement between the Government of Afghanistan and Hezbi Islami and the return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. In 2018 he was appointed Denmark’s first Ambassador and Special Representative for Freedom of Religion or Belief.