Ahmad Al Shukairy
A Palestinian political leader.
Shukairy Ahmad was the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the UN (1957-62), and Palestinian representative to the Arab League (1963). He became the first president of PLO when it was founded in 1964.
Shukairy Ahmad was criticised for his role during the Arab-Israeli War (1967) and was forced to resign.
Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin