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Updated: 02/28/2013 08:23 | By Channel NewsAsia

New Singapore ambassadors to Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland

New Singapore ambassadors to Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland


New Singapore ambassadors to Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland

SINGAPORE: The government has appointed Mr Wong Kwok Pun as Singapore’s first resident Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Mr Lawrence Anderson as Singapore’s next Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Mr Tee Tua Ba as Singapore’s Ambassador to Switzerland (resident in Singapore).

Mr Wong and Mr Anderson will assume their post on 17 March 2013 and 30 March 2013 respectively.

Mr Wong joined the Singapore Foreign Service in 1975. His most recent appointment was as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (August 2009 to February 2013), with concurrent accreditation to the Kingdom of Bahrain (January 2010 to February 2013).

Mr Anderson joined the Singapore Foreign Service in 1984. His most recent appointment was as Director/Special Duties in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and concurrently as Diplomat—in—Residence at the Civil Service College (February 2011 to February 2013).

Mr Tee was Singapore’s Non—Resident Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates from April 2008 to December 2012.

— CNA/de

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