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April 24, 2014

MFA Press Statement: Presentation of Credentials Ceremony, 24 April 2014

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The High Commissioner of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan His Excellency Tanveer Akhtar Khaskheli presenting his credentials to President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam. [Photo: MCI]

 

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The Ambassador of the Republic of Guatemala His Excellency Byron René Escobedo Menéndez presenting his credentials to President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam. [Photo: MCI]

 

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The Ambassador of the Union of the Comoros His Excellency Mahmoud Mohamed Aboud presenting his credentials to President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam. [Photo: MCI]

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

(a)   The High Commissioner of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

His Excellency Tanveer Akhtar Khaskheli

(b)   The Ambassador of the Republic of Guatemala

His Excellency Byron René Escobedo Menéndez

(c)   The Ambassador of the Union of the Comoros

His Excellency Mahmoud Mohamed Aboud

Their curricula vitae are attached.        

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

24 APRIL 2014

HE TANVEER AKHTAR KHASKHELI

 

HIGH COMMISSIONER TO THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE

 

ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN

 

 

BORN:

27 November 1955, Rawalpindi

 

 

 

 

AGE:

58

 

 

 

 

MARITAL STATUS:

Married to Mrs Mubina Tanveer Khaskheli

Has two daughters

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

BA, University of Peshawar, 1978

 

 

 

 

CAREER:

1986

Joined Foreign Service

 

 

 

 

1988-1989

Section Officer, Technical Cooperation, MFA

 

 

 

 

1989-1994

Vice Consul, Consulate General of Pakistan, Istanbul, Turkey

 

 

 

 

1994-1995

Section Officer, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, MFA

 

 

 

 

1995-1997

Director, General Services, MFA

 

 

 

 

1997-2000

First Secretary, Pakistan High Commission, Ottawa, Canada

 

 

 

 

2000-2004

Counsellor, Pakistan High Commission, Colombo, Sri Lanka

 

 

 

 

2004-2006

Director (covering Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka & Maldives), MFA

 

 

 

CAREER:

(cont’d)

2006-2008

Minister, Pakistan High Commission, Canberra, Australia

 

 

 

 

2008-2013

Ambassador, Pakistan Embassy, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

 

 

 

 

Apr 2013

Director General, Economic Coordination and International Cooperation, MFA

 

 

 

 

24 Apr 2014

High Commissioner to Singapore

 

 

 

 

 

 

LANGUAGES

English, Urdu, Punjabi, and Sindhi

 

 

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HE BYRON RENÉ ESCOBEDO-MENÉNDEZ

 

AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE

 

REPUBLIC OF GUATEMALA

 

 

BORN:

11 February 1965, Guatemala City, Guatemala

 

 

 

 

AGE:

49

 

 

 

 

MARITAL STATUS:

Married

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science, Law and Social Science, San Carlos University, Guatemala

 

Postgraduate degree, Constitutional Law, San Carlos University, Guatemala

 

 

 

 

CAREER:

1986

Law Assistant, Supreme Court of Justice, Guatemala

 

 

 

 

May 1988

Chief of Human Resources, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Guatemala

 

 

 

 

Sep  1988

Deputy Director of Multilateral Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Guatemala

 

 

 

 

1999

Director of Multilateral Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Guatemala

 

Political Adviser, Embassy of South Korea to Guatemala

 

Political Adviser, Embassy of Spain to Guatemala

CAREER:

(cont'd)

2000

Chief of Ceremony and Protocol, Supreme Court of Justice, Guatemala

 

 

 

 

2004

Legal Adviser, Congress of the Republic of Guatemala, Commission of Social Security and Transparency

 

 

 

 

2007

Director, Supreme Court of Justice, Guatemala

 

Professor, Human Rights, Mariano Galvez University, Guatemala

 

Professor, Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of San Carlos of Guatemala and University of Rafael Landlvar

 

 

 

 

May 2008 -  to date

Ambassador to Japan

 

 

 

 

24 Apr 2014

Ambassador to Singapore

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HE MAHMOUD M ABOUD

 

aMBASSADOR TO the republic of SINGAPORE

 

UNION OF THE COMOROS

 

 

BORN

20 May 1960

 

 

 

 

AGE

54

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

Masters in International Relations, Farleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey, USA, 2009

 

 

 

Maitrise, University of Paris VIII, 1994

 

 

 

Bachelor of Arts, Major English University of Paris VIII, 1993

 

 

 

Ecole Nationale d’Enseignement Supèrieur, Moroni, Comoros, 1989

 

 

 

 

CAREER:

1982 - 1987

Finance and Administration (Hotel Division), Ministry of Tourism, Comoros

 

 

 

 

1987 - 1988

High School Teacher, Itsandra High School, Moroni, Comoros

 

 

 

 

1990 - 1992

Counsellor (Research and Training), University of Paris VIII

 

 

 

 

1994 - 1995

Head of Administration, Permanent Mission of the Comoros Mission to the UN, New York

 

 

 

 

1995 - 1997

Attaché̀, Permanent Mission of the Comoros Mission to the UN, New York

CAREER:

(cont’d)

1997 - 2010

Minister-Counsellor and Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Union of the Comoros to the UN, New York

 

 

 

 

2010 - 2011

Ambassador-at-Large to China, Japan, South Korea, Thailand

 

 

 

 

Aug 2011 to date

Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China

 

 

 

 

24 April 2014

Ambassador to Singapore

 

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER APPOINTMENT:

Commissioner General, Shanghai Expo 2010, China

 

 

 

Commissioner General, Yeosu Expo 2012, South Korea

 

 

 

 

LANGUAGES:

English, French, Swahili, Comorian, basic Arabic and Spanish

 

 

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