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Ecuador Envoy Accorded Guard Of Honour, Solomons Farewelled

President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote yesterday received the credentials from the Ecuador non-resident Ambassador to Fiji, Juan Salazar Sancisi. Mr Salazar, who is a career diplomat, was appointed as the
18 Jul 2018 10:00
Ecuador Envoy Accorded Guard Of Honour, Solomons Farewelled
President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote (left) presents a traditonal wooden gong (lali) to Ecuador non-resident Ambassador to Fiji, Juan Salazar Sancisi on July 17, 2018. Photo: DEPTFO News

President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote yesterday received the credentials from the Ecuador non-resident Ambassador to Fiji, Juan Salazar Sancisi.

Mr Salazar, who is a career diplomat, was appointed as the Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador to the Commonwealth of Australia on February 2017.

He has previously served as Ambassador to Hungary, Bulgaria, France, Japan, Indonesia, the Philippines and the Russian Federation.

Ambassador Salazar has also been Deputy Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations in New York and to UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organisation) and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna.

Mr Salazar obtained a degree in Economics and has a Master’s Degree in Integration Law and in International Economic Law.

In his academic career, Ambassador Salazar has been a Professor of Negotiation and Integration at the Andean University and the International Universality of Ecuador, where he was a member of the Directory of the Ecuadorian Centre for International Studies.

Mr Salazar was accorded the military guard of honour at Borron House.

Solomon envoy farewell

Meanwhile, President Konrote received a farewell call from the outgoing Solomon Islands High Commissioner to Fiji, John Patteson Oti.

Mr Oti served as the Solomon Islands “special envoy” to the Melanesian Spearhead Group and in September 2011, was appointed High Commissioner to Fiji.

He was sworn in as High Commissioner to Fiji on March 19, 2012.

Source: DEPTFO News

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