Interview: His Excellency Mr. Nejmeddine Lakhal, Ambassador of Tunisia to India

23 September, 2020, 12:00 2869 Views 0 Comment

Our Business Editor, Kanchi Batra had a fun-filled conversation with His Excellency Mr. Nejmeddine Lakhal, Ambassador of Tunisia to India, to see what’s happening in his personal life.

Q. How did you spend your lockdown days? What’s your favourite memory?

Working from distance, cooking and jogging

Q. What motivates you to get out of bed in the morning?

My work which I deeply love and enjoy 

Q. Give me three adjectives that best describe you?

Great, Sweet, and marvellous

Q. What’s your favourite way to spend a day off?

Doing nothing

Q. What is your biggest fear?

That you don’t publish this!

Q. If you could live in any period of history when would it be and why?

Definitely the period of the Prophet Mohamed peace be upon Him, And secondly Hannibal period, the famous Carthaginian General

Q. What is your most unusual talent?

I have many

Q. What is your spirit animal, and why?

Parrot, because I have one

Q. What type of music are you into?

No music, in particular, I go by the mood. But in general, I like quiet music

Q. What was the best vacation you ever took?

That was with my son Amin. We went to Orlando for 4 days

Q. What is your favourite thing about your career?

Meeting people and in particular journalists

Q. Would you rather ride a bike, ride a horse, or drive a car?

Walking, it’s organic

Q. What would you sing at Karaoke night?


Q. If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Full grains bread and olive oil

Q. What’s your favourite fast-food restaurant in New Delhi?

Bukhara Restaurant

Q. Aisle or window seat of a plane?

Both, meaning Business class

Q. If you could master any sport overnight, what would the sport be?

Kung fu

Q. What phobia do you have?

I don’t recall one

Q. If you were reincarnated as an animal, what would you be?


Q. What would you like to change about yourself?

Everything except my hair

Q. Any upcoming travel plans?

Yes, coming back to Delhi from Tunisia

Q. What are you reading currently?

The Manufacturer

Q. What’s the first career you dreamed of having as a kid?

Movie Director

Q. What energizes you and brings you excitement?

I am not telling you. It’s a secret.

Kanchi Batra
Kanchi Batra is the Business Editor of The Diplomatist.

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