President Bounnhang Vorachit yesterday received respectively at his office in Vientiane Capital credentials from new ambassadors to Laos.New ambassadors presenting their credentials to President Bounnhang included European Union Ambassador Mr. Leo Pual Faber, the Republic of Niger Ambassador Mr. Inoussa Mustpha, the Republic of Chile Ambassador Mr. Claudio Andres Quintana de Negri, Uganda Ambassador Ms Amma Francioase Isumbingabo, Zambia Ambassador Mr. Walubita Immakando, United Arab Emirates Ambassador Mr. KaLid Ibrahim Algahtani, Mexico Ambassador Mr. Jamie Virgilio Nualart Sanchez and Iran Ambassador Mr. Mohsen Mohammadi.
While speaking with the new ambassadors, the President great pleasure with the diplomatic relations between Laos and the respective countries of the new ambassadors.
President Bounnhang said that the ambassadorial appointments were additional milestones of the increasing relations between the Laos and those countries, laying the foundations for other types of co-operation.
He also wished the new ambassadors success in fulfilling their diplomatic mission in the Lao PDR.
Ambassador of the European Union Mr. Leo Pual Faber has his residence in Vientiane, Laos. Laos established diplomatic relations with the EU on November 21, 1987.
Ambassador of Niger Mr. Inoussa Mustpha has his residence in Beijing, China. Laos established diplomatic relations with Niger on December 8, 2008.
Ambassador of Chile Mr. Claudio Andres Quintana de Negri has his residence in Hanoi, Vietnam. Laos established diplomatic relations with Chile on December 6, 1991.
Ambassador of Uganda Ms Amma Francioase Isumbingabo has her residence in Seoul, the Republic of Korea. Laos established diplomatic relations with Uganda on August 31, 2009.
Ambassador of Zambia, Mr. Walubita Immakando has his residence in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Laos established diplomatic relations with Zambia on November 9, 1998.
Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates Mr. KaLid Ibrahim Algahtani has his residence in Hanoi, Vietnam. Laos established diplomatic relations with the United Arab Emirates on October 15, 1996.
Ambassador of Mexico Mr. Jamie Virgilio Nualart Sanchez is based in Bangkok, Thailand. Laos established diplomatic relations with Mexico on November 29, 1976.
Ambassador of Iran Mr. Mohsen Mohammadi has his residence in Bangkok, Thailand. Laos established diplomatic relations with Iran in 1967.
On this occasion, the new diplomats reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the relations between the Lao PDR and their respective countries.