Since January 2017 H.E. Mrs Hanan Al Aleeli has been the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the Republic of Latvia. On August 2020 the Ambassador took over the duties of the Dean of the diplomatic corps in Latvia becoming the first female Dean of the United Arab Emirates anywhere in the world.
During her career H.E. Mrs Hanan Al Aleeli occupied many key positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates. Her experience includes being Director of Foreign National Affairs department, Deputy Director of Asian Affairs, Acting General Consul in Hong Kong, Deputy Director of American and Pacific Affairs Department.
During her career, H.E. Ambassador participated in many conferences and joint committees both in the UAE and abroad.