© Department of Communications / Manuel Vitali – From left to right: Maurice Kouakou Bandman, Menna Rawlings, Anna Bosman, Dato’ Mohamed Zamruni Khalid
Malaysia, the United Kingdom, Ivory Coast and Ghana have their new representatives in Monaco.
Its ambassadors’ ballet every month. On 10 May, Isabel Bero-Amade, Government Counsel-Former Minister for External Relations and Cooperation, received four new ambassadors during a lunch at the Hotel Hermitage:
- Dato’ Mohamed Zamrooni Khalid hails from Malaysia and has been working in his country’s foreign ministry since 1994. He worked in the Malaysian embassies in Hanoi and Paris, and became the Consul General of Malaysia in New York in 2008. He is now ambassador to Vietnam and Portugal.
- Mena Rollings said she was honored to be the first English female ambassador to Monaco. First in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1989, then he was appointed Consul General in Washington in 2008. Thereafter, she became the Director General of Economic and Global Affairs. After lunch, he took the opportunity to meet political figures from the southeast of France such as Christian Estrosi or Eric Ciotti.
- Maurice Kouakou Bandman, initially professor of literature, became mayor of the commune of Tabo in Cte d’Ivoire. He was then elected deputy to the National Assembly in 2011 and then appointed Minister of Culture and La Francophonie from 2011 to 2021.
- Anna Bosman was the Integrity and Anti-Corruption Director of the African Development Bank from 2011 to 2017. Having become ambassador to France and Portugal, she is also Ambassador and Permanent Representative to UNESCO and the OECD to Ghana.
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