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July 30, 2014

MFA Press Statement: Presentation of Credentials Ceremony, 30 July 2014

The Ambassador of the Republic of Poland His Excellency Zenon Kosiniak-Kamysz presenting his credentials to President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam [MCI]

The High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Swaziland His Excellency Sotja Mphucuko Dlamini presenting his credentials to President Dr Tony Keng Yam [MCI]

The High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Swaziland His Excellency Sotja Mphucuko Dlamini presenting his credentials to President Dr Tony Keng Yam [MCI]

The Ambassador of the Argentine Republic His Excellency Ricardo Luis Bocalandro presenting his credentials to President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam [MCI]

The Ambassador of the Argentine Republic His Excellency Ricardo Luis Bocalandro presenting his credentials to President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam [MCI]

The following foreign Heads-of-Missions presented their credentials to President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam in separate ceremonies at the Istana today:

(a)   The Ambassador of the Republic of Poland

His Excellency Zenon Kosiniak-Kamysz

 

(b)   The High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Swaziland

His Excellency Sotja Mphucuko Dlamini

 

(c)     The Ambassador of the Argentine Republic

His Excellency Ricardo Luis Bocalandro

 

Their curricula vitae are attached.       

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

30 JULY 2014

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HE ZENON KOSINIAK-KAMYSZ

 

AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE

 

REPUBLIC OF POLAND

 

 

BORN:

25 February 1958 in Bieniaszowice, Poland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AGE:

56

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARITAL

STATUS:

Married

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

Graduated from the Department of Organisation and Management at the Technical University in Dresden

 

 

 

 

CAREER:

1984 - 1986

Deputy Contract Chief, KPBP Krakbud (Construction Company based in Cracow), Leipzig, Germany

 

 

 

 

1986 - 1989

Vice-Director, Cracow office of the Polish Chamber of Foreign Trade

 

 

 

 

1990 - 1994

Joined the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

First Secretary, Embassy of Poland in Budapest

 

 

 

 

1994 – 1995

 

 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

 

 

 

1995-1996

Department Director, Ministry of Foreign Economic Cooperation

 

 

 

 

1996 - 2001

Commercial Counsellor, Embassy of Poland in Berlin

 

 

 

 

2001 - 2003

Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration

 

 

 

 

Aug 2003 - Jun 2007

Ambassador to Slovak Republic

 

 

 

 

Sep 2007 - Mar 2008

Minister Counsellor and Director of the Trade and Investment Promotion Division, Embassy of Poland in Berlin

 

 

 

 

Mar 2008 - 2009

Undersecretary of State, Armaments and Modernisation, Ministry of National Defence

 

 

 

 

Jan 2010 – Aug 2013

Ambassador to Canada

 

 

 

 

30 Jul 2014

Ambassador to Singapore

 

 

 

 

 

 

LANGUAGES:

German, English, Slovak and Russian

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HE SOTJA MPHUCUKO DLAMINI

 

HIGH COMMISSIONER TO THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE

 

KINGDOM OF SWAZILAND

 

 

BORN:

10 October 1971

 

 

 

 

AGE:

42       

 

 

 

 

MARITAL STATUS:

Married

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

Associate of Science, Vincennes University, Indiana, USA, 1993

 

 

 

Bachelor of Science, Indiana State University, Indiana, USA, 1998

 

 

 

 

CAREER:

Apr 1993

- Aug 1993

Draughtsman-Apprentice, Ministry of Works

 

 

 

 

Feb 1996

- Dec 1997

Safety & Security Manager, SIMCO - Indiana, USA

 

 

 

 

Mar 1998

- Mar 2006

Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Defence and National Security

 

 

 

 

Mar 2006

- Mar 2008

Senior Human Resource Officer,

Teaching Service Commission, Ministry of Education

 

 

 

 

Mar 2008

- Apr 2009

Assistant Political Analyst, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Trade

 

 

 

 

May 2009

Under Secretary, Ministry of Defence and National Security

 

 

 

 

2013

Principal Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

 

 

 

 

30 Jul 2014

High Commissioner to Singapore

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP:

Member of Afro-American Culture Committee,
1995-1996

 

 

 

Head of Secretariat, Inter-State Defence & Security Committee, Swaziland, 2000-2001

 

 

 

Co-Chairperson, Troika-Committee - Secretariat for Inter-State Defence & Security (Mozambique, South Africa & Swaziland), 2001-2002

 

 

 

Member of Defence Budget Committee 2000-2006

 

 

 

 

LANGUAGES

English, Siswati, Zulu

________________________________________________________

HE RICARDO LUIS BOCALANDRO

 

AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE

 

ARGENTINE REPUBLIC

 

 

BORN:

1 June 1958

 

 

 

 

AGE:

56

 

 

 

 

MARITAL STATUS:

Married to Mrs Maria Elena Urriste de Bocalandro

3 children  

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

Degree in Law, National University of Buenos Aires

 

 

 

Graduated from the National Foreign Service Institute of Argentina

 

 

 

 

CAREER:

1986 - 1989

Legal Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship

 

 

 

 

1989 - 1994

First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Argentina to UNESCO

 

 

 

 

1994 - 1998

Legal Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship

 

 

 

 

1998 - 2004

Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations

 

 

 

 

2005

Directorate-General for International Organisations

 

 

 

 

2006 - 2009

Assistant Director, Directorate-General for International Security, Nuclear, and Space Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship

 

 

 

CAREER:

(Cont'd)

2009

Chief of Staff, General Coordination Office for Bilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship

 

 

 

 

2009 - 2011

Office of the Representative for the Nuclear Security Summit

 

 

 

 

2011 - 2013

Consul-General in Sydney, Australia

 

 

 

 

19 Nov 2013

Ambassador to Indonesia

 

 

 

 

Mar 2014

Ambassador to ASEAN

 

 

 

 

30 Jul 2014

Ambassador to Singapore

 

 

 

 

 

LANGUAGES:

Spanish, English, French, Portuguese

 

 

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