Following key assignments as Deputy Ambassador to the US and India, Director-General of Policy & Strategy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Deputy Assistant National Security Adviser at the Office of the President, Ashraf Haidari was appointed Ambassador of Afghanistan to Sri Lanka in 2018.

Ambassador Haidari came to Crawfordsville from Afghanistan in 1997, determined to achieve the education he needed to “make a global impact” ( Following his 2001 graduation from Wabash, where he majored in Political Science and International Relations, Ambassador Haidari earned a Master’s degree in Security Studies from Georgetown University/Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, was a Fellow in Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and earned advanced certificates in International Affairs and Refugee & Humanitarian Emergencies from the University.

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