Biography of the martyr Ahmed Bujari, member of the National Secretariat, Frente POLISARIO Representative to UN

Bir Lehlu (Liberated Territories), April 05, 2018 (SPS) - Mr. Boukhari Ahmed Barikala was born September 19, 1952 in the town of Dakhla (Western Sahara), married and father of five children.

He received his primary and secondary school in the same town, then he moved to the University of Tenerife (Spain) where he studied Law.

Member of the political leadership of POLISARIO since mid 80s. Boukhari Ahmed joined the struggle in 1973, contributing then in spreading the national awareness among students in Spain.

The late carried out many positions and diplomatic missions within the Frente POLISARIO: an editor in the Polisario official News Paper (SAHARA LIBRE) from 1975-1977, then POLISARIO Representative in Spain (1978-1980), Then SADR Ambassador to Panama (1980-1984), SADR Ambassador to Venezuela (1985-1988) and Representative of POLISARIO to Europe and to Latin America.

Boukhari was the Representative of POLISARIO to the United Nations since 1992. As Member of negotiating team he took part in various rounds of negotiations between POLISARIO and Morocco under the auspices of the United Nations.

Boukhari was an experienced Diplomat, good analyst, with sharp vision, expert in History and International Relations. Author of many Memorandums on the question of Western Sahara, and gave many lectures in many Universities. He was a great defender of the Sahrawi case in different International forums and before   the UN Committee of Decolonisation.

Brilliant intellectual, humble and friendly companion,  Boukhari Ahmed dedicated his life to the struggle of his People for Self-determination and Independence. He is author of many articles, and interviews to the press. He spoke many languages as Spanish, English, French and Arabic.SPS