On this occasion, the Minister congratulated the ambassadors for their appointment, wishing them every success in their mission.
Mr. Mezouar stated that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation remains available regarding all actions aimed at strengthening the bilateral relations with these countries.
The new Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mr. Abdulrahman Mohamad Al Jadiaa, is holder of a PhD in Political Science and a Masters Degree in Humanitarian Relations Management. He served as Ambassador of his country to Sweden, to Iceland and to Norway, from 2008 to 2011. He has also served as Consul General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in New York, from 1999 to 2008. He held several positions at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs and at the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia in New York, from 1985 to 2007.
Mr. Abdullah Bin Senour Al Hanai, the new Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman, holds a Degree in Political Science. He has held several positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Oman, namely in the Department of Arab Affairs, from 1985 to 2011. He has also served as Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of his country in Tehran, in 1987.
Mr. Juan Andrés Ordóñez Gómez, the new Ambassador of Mexico, is holder of a Ph.D. from the University of London. Since 1988, he has held a number of positions within the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, namely as Director for South American countries, and Director of the Mexican Institute of Diplomatic Studies. Abroad, he has held several positions, namely Consul General in Rio de Janeiro, and Minister Counsellor at the Embassy of France in Mexico.
Mr. Edwin F. Sele, the new Ambassador of Liberia, held from 1977 to 1993, several senior positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Liberia. From 1993 to 2008, he served as Minister Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of Liberia to the United Nations in New York. From 2008 to 2012, he was Chargé d’Affaires at the Embassy of Liberia in Washington.