In a remarkable career spanning more than 35 years, Ahmad Kamil Jaafar rose through the diplomatic ranks before eventually retiring from his position as Secretary-General of the Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
These memoirs of his distinguished service give us an insight into the vital and intriguing world of international diplomacy.
We are given a look behind the scenes at the immense amount of work that needs to be done in order for peace to be maintained and, ultimately, to ensure that humanity is upheld.
Growing up with the Nation demonstrates how Ahmad Kamil Jaafar's work helped pave the way for improved bilateral relations and for promotion of Malaysia, all for the betterment of its people.
His story is one with successes and failures, as well as trouble and struggles along the way, yet - above all - it is about one man's passion for justice and his unrelenting desire to help the disadvantaged.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 274 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
- Publication Date: 12/02/2014
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9789814408424