His dedication to his country was always imminent, and when he was Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, he used to shout at us:”You are wasting the people’s money, switch the lights off!”, when we used to let the lights on in our house. I do not think that an Ambassador nowadays would tell his children the same.
Reinstating the Yemeni-German Relations after the 1967 war, enhancing Yemeni-German Ties and Economical and Cultural Cooperation.
Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany and non- resident Ambassador to Belgium, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, and Sweden. Also, was a minister of Oil and Mineral Resources and Chairman of the Yemen Petroleum Company.
Engineer Ahmed Kaid Barakat worked as a Petroleum Engineer in Mecom oil Company in Yemen, worked with the Swedish Mining Company Boliden, and was a director of the Kuwait Development Bureu in Sanaa, Yemen.