Amir Arsalan Afshar who was politician and diplomat

Amīr Aṣlān Afshār (1919 – 2021) was a politician and diplomat.He was a descendant of Afshar Qasemlu who ruled Kerman, during the reign of Nader Shah of the Afsharid dynasty. His father, Colonel Amir Masoud Afshar Qasemlu, served during Reza Shah’s reign.Afshār joined the Foreign Service in 1948. From 1950 to 1954, he was an attaché at the Iranian embassy in The Hague. From 1956 to 1960, he was a member of the National Consultative AssemblyHe later served as the Ambassador of Iran to Austria from 1967 to 1969, then as the Ambassador of Iran to the United States from 1969 to 1972, and the Ambassador of Iran to West Germany from 1973 to 1977.