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New UK ambassador to Somalia presents credentials to Somali president

New UK ambassador to Somalia presents credentials to Somali president

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has received credentials from the new Ambassador of the United Kingdom Kate Foster.

”The new UK Ambassador to Somalia H. E Kate Foster submitted her Credentials to H. E President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo who also received greetings and goodwill from Her Majesty the Queen,” the president’s office said in a tweet.

”President Farmaajo praised the ties of cooperation and assured the new Envoy of his govt’s support,” the tweet added.

Ambassador Kate Foster indicated that she will work to strengthen the support and assistance of the Somali government, and commended the significant progress made by the people and government of Somalia.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Kate Foster

2018 to PresentCabinet Office, Deputy Director, International Affairs, National Security Secretariat then UK Defence Academy Higher Command and Staff Course
2017Department for International Development, Head, Africa Strategy
2015 to 2017Department for International Development, Head, Africa Conflict and Humanitarian Unit then Head, Yemen
2014 to 2015UK Ebola Response, Chief of Operations, Sierra Leone
2012 to 2014Crown Agents, Deputy Director, Department for International Development Conflict & Humanitarian Operations Team
2011 to 2012Save the Children, Programme Director, Emergency Response
2008 to 2011International Rescue Committee then Save the Children, Programme Director South Sudan
2006 to 2008International Rescue Committee, Governance Programme Co-ordinator
2004 to 2005UNHCR/Right to Play, Head Refugee Youth Engagement, Sierra Leone and Liberia
1999 to 2004Appointments in the Private Sector

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