Saturday, 16 February 2008

Ambassadors of European Commission and Norway present credentials to His Majesty the King

February 15: The ambassador of European Commission Ms. Daniele Smadja and the ambassador of Norway Ms. Ann Ollestad presented their credentials to His Majesty the King today.

Ambassador Daniele Smadja and Ann Ollestad were escorted to the Tashichhodzong in traditional chipdrel ceremony. They were then ushered into the throne room where they presented their credentials to His Majesty the King.

Ambassador Smadja joined the European Commission in 1978. Before she assumed the present post, she served as the director of multilateral relations and human rights in the Directorate General for external relations of the European Commission.

Ambassador Ollestad of Norway began her career as a freelance journalist. She served as a special adviser in the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research before she assumed the present position.

The two ambassadors also called on Prime Minister Lyonpo Kinzang Dorji this morning.

No comments: