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Diplomatic Corps Order of Precedence

In accordance with relevant Articles of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, heads of diplomatic missions appear on the Diplomatic Corps Order of Precedence list in their respective classes and in the order of the date and time of assuming their duties.

ORDER OF PRECEDENCE
Reported to the Office of the Chief of Protocol as of April 21, 2021
AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY
For Bilateral Missions and Heads of Delegation (European Union and African Union)
Country Bilateral Chief of Mission WH Date
PALAU Hersey KYOTA
(Dean of the Diplomatic Corps and EAP Region)
11/12/97
TURKMENISTAN Meret ORAZOV
(Dean for the SCA Region)
02/14/01
CONGO, R. of Serge MOMBOULI
(Dean for the AF Region)
07/31/01
KUWAIT Salem Abdullah Al Jaber ALSABAH
(Dean for the NEA Region)
10/10/01
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Yousif Mana Saeed Ahmed ALOTAIBA 07/28/08
NICARAGUA Francisco Obadiah CAMPBELL Hooker
(Dean for the WHA Region)
06/28/10
AZERBAIJAN Elin Emin Oglu SULEYMANOV
(Dean for the EUR Region)
01/18/12
SINGAPORE Ashok KUMAR 07/30/12
CHINA Tiankai CUI 04/15/13
RWANDA Mathilde MUKANTABANA 07/18/13
MONACO Maguy MACCARIO DOYLE 12/03/13
ALGERIA Madjid BOUGUERRA 02/23/15
EQUATORIAL GUINEA Miguel Ntutumu EVUNA Andeme 02/23/15
ALBANIA Floreta FABER 05/18/15
YEMEN Ahmed Awad Ahmed BINMUBARAK 08/03/15
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA Ronald SANDERS 09/17/15
TANZANIA Wilson Mutagaywa MASILINGI 09/17/15
ROMANIA George Cristian MAIOR 09/17/15
CONGO, D.R. OF Francois Nkuna BALUMUENE 09/17/15
PORTUGAL Domingos Teixeira De Abreu FEZAS VITAL 01/28/16
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS Thelma Patricia PHILLIP BROWNE 01/28/16
MOZAMBIQUE Carlos DOS SANTOS 01/28/16
DJIBOUTI Mohamed Siad DOUALE 01/28/16
BRUNEI Serbini ALI 01/28/16
ANDORRA Elisenda VIVES BALMANA 03/02/16
ITALY Armando VARRICCHIO 03/02/16
CAMEROON Essomba ETOUNDI 06/27/16
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Anthony Wayne Jerome PHILLIPS SPENCER 06/27/16
HOLY SEE Christophe PIERRE 06/27/16
BULGARIA Tihomir Anguelov STOYTCHEV 06/27/16
JORDAN Dina Khalil Tawfiq KAWAR 06/27/16
MARSHALL ISLANDS Gerald M. ZACKIOS 09/16/16
LIECHTENSTEIN Kurt JAEGER 09/16/16
MALAWI Edward Yakobe SAWERENGERA 09/16/16
GUYANA Sheik Riyad David INSANALLY 09/16/16
BURMA Aung LYNN 09/16/16
JAMAICA Audrey Patrice MARKS 01/18/17
DOMINICA Vince HENDERSON 01/18/17
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES Louanne Gaylene GILCHRIST 01/18/17
POLAND Piotr Antoni WILCZEK 01/18/17
IRAQ Fareed Mustafa Kamil YASSEEN 01/18/17
BURKINA FASO Seydou KABORE 01/18/17
GEORGIA David BAKRADZE 01/18/17
QATAR Meshal Hamad M.J. AL THANI 04/24/17
ESWATINI Njabuliso Busisiwe Sikhulile GWEBU 04/24/17
CZECHIA Hynek KMONICEK 04/24/17
TOGO Frederic Edem HEGBE 04/24/17
MICRONESIA Akillino Harris SUSAIA 04/24/17
MOROCCO Lalla JOUMALA Alaoui 04/24/17
SURINAME Niermala Sakoentala BADRISING 07/21/17
SAN MARINO Damiano BELEFFI 07/21/17
BAHRAIN Abdulla Rashed Abdulla ALKHALIFA 07/21/17
GHANA Barfour ADJEI BARWUAH 07/21/17
TUVALU Samuelu LALONIU 07/21/17
SAINT LUCIA Anton Edsel EDMUNDS 09/08/17
UGANDA Sebujja Mull KATENDE 09/08/17
VANUATU Odo TEVI 09/08/17
IRELAND Daniel Gerard MULHALL 09/08/17
SWEDEN Karin Ulrika OLOFSDOTTER 09/08/17
CROATIA Pjer SIMUNOVIC 09/08/17
RUSSIA Anatoly Ivanovich ANTONOV 09/08/17
UZBEKISTAN Javlon VAKHABOV 11/29/17
BAHAMAS, THE Sidney Stanley COLLIE 11/29/17
LIBYA Wafa M. T. BUGHAIGHIS 11/29/17
PHILIPPINES Jose Manuel Del Gallego ROMUALDEZ 11/29/17
KIRIBATI Teburoro TITO 01/24/18
THE GAMBIA Dawda FADERA 01/24/18
GUINEA Kerfalla YANSANE 01/24/18
COTE D’IVOIRE Mamadou HAIDARA 03/28/18
MONGOLIA OTGONBAYAR Yondon 03/28/18
CHAD Koutou NGOTE GALI 06/22/18
LESOTHO Sankatana Gabriel MAJA 06/22/18
MALI Mahamadou NIMAGA 06/22/18
GERMANY Emily Margarethe HABER 06/22/18
VIETNAM Ha Kim NGOC 09/17/18
CYPRUS Marios LYSIOTIS 09/17/18
CAMBODIA CHUM Sounry 09/17/18
CHILE Oscar Alfonso Sebastian SILVA Navarro 09/17/18
COSTA RICA Fernando LLORCA Castro 09/17/18
MALTA Keith AZZOPARDI 09/17/18
SOUTH SUDAN Philip Jada NATANA 09/17/18
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC Martial NDOUBOU 09/17/18
COLOMBIA Francisco SANTOS Calderon 09/17/18
SPAIN Santiago CABANAS Ansorena 09/17/18
NEW ZEALAND Rosemary BANKS 01/11/19
ARMENIA Varuzhan Vazgeni NERSESYAN 01/11/19
BARBADOS Noel Anderson LYNCH 01/11/19
AFGHANISTAN Roya RAHMANI 01/11/19
LIBERIA George S. W. PATTEN Sr. 01/11/19
PAKISTAN Asad Majeed KHAN 01/11/19
GRENADA Yolande Yvonne SMITH 04/08/19
VENEZUELA Carlos Alfredo VECCHIO 04/08/19
SIERRA LEONE Sidique Abou Bakarr WAI 04/08/19
MALAYSIA Azmil Bin Mohd ZABIDI 04/08/19
LAOS Khamphan ANLAVAN 04/08/19
EUROPEAN UNION Stavros LAMBRINIDIS 04/08/19
DENMARK Lone Dencker WISBORG 04/08/19
MAURITANIA Samba BA 04/08/19
ETHIOPIA FITSUM Arega Gebrekidan 04/08/19
PERU Hugo Claudio DE ZELA Martinez 07/08/19
MALDIVES Thilmeeza HUSSAIN 07/08/19
FRANCE Philippe Noel Marie Marc ETIENNE 07/08/19
SAUDI ARABIA Reema Bint Bandar Bin Sultan AL SAUD 07/08/19
ANGOLA Joaquim do ESPIRITO SANTO 09/16/19
ICELAND Bergdis ELLERTSDOTTIR 09/16/19
NETHERLANDS Andre HASPELS 09/16/19
LATVIA Maris SELGA 09/16/19
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Bojan VUJIC 09/16/19
SWITZERLAND Jacques Henri PITTELOUD 09/16/19
SOMALIA Ali Sharif AHMED 09/16/19
LUXEMBOURG Gaston Pierre Jean STRONCK 09/16/19
PANAMA Juan Ricardo DE DIANOUS HENRIQUEZ 09/16/19
TIMOR LESTE Isilio Antonio De Fatima COELHO DA SILVA 01/06/20
KOREA Soo Hyuck LEE 01/06/20
AUSTRIA Martin WEISS 01/06/20
SENEGAL Mansour KANE 01/06/20
ARGENTINA Jorge Martin Arturo ARGUELLO 02/06/20
INDIA Taranjit Singh SANDHU 02/06/20
ECUADOR Ivonne Leila Juez De A-BAKI 02/06/20
AUSTRALIA Arthur SINODINOS 02/06/20
GREECE Alexandra PAPADOPOULOU 02/06/20
SOUTH AFRICA Nomaindiya MFEKETO 04/08/20
ZAMBIA Lazarous KAPAMBWE 04/08/20
UNITED KINGDOM Karen Elizabeth PIERCE 04/08/20
MOLDOVA Eugen CARAS 07/17/20
GUATEMALA Alfonso Jose QUINONEZ LEMUS 07/17/20
CANADA Kirsten HILLMAN 07/17/20
BENIN Jean Claude Felix DO REGO 07/17/20
KENYA Lazarus Ombai AMAYO 07/17/20
SUDAN Nureldin Mohamed Hamed SATTI 09/17/20
BOTSWANA Onkokame Kitso MOKAILA 09/17/20
FINLAND Mikko Tapani HAUTALA 09/17/20
NORWAY Anniken Ramberg KRUTNES 09/17/20
HONDURAS Luis Fernando SUAZO BARAHONA 09/17/20
BELGIUM Jean Arthur REGIBEAU 09/17/20
EGYPT Motaz Mounir ZAHRAN 09/17/20
URUGUAY Andres Augusto DURAN HAREAU 12/23/20
BRAZIL Nestor Jose FORSTER Jr. 12/23/20
CABO VERDE Jose Luis do Livramento MONTEIRO ALVES DE BRITO 12/23/20
AFRICAN UNION Hilda SUKA-MAFUDZE 12/23/20
HUNGARY Szabolcs Ferenc TAKACS 12/23/20
COMOROS Issimail CHANFI 12/23/20
SRI LANKA Ravinatha ARYASINHA 12/23/20
EL SALVADOR Carmen Milena MAYORGA VALERA 12/23/20
HAITI Bocchit EDMOND 12/23/20
SLOVENIA Tone KAJZER 12/23/20
SERBIA Marko DJURIC 01/18/21
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Sonia GUZMAN 01/18/21
NAMIBIA Margaret Natalie MENSAH-WILLIAMS 01/18/21
TUNISIA Nejmeddin LAKHAL 01/18/21
SLOVAKIA Radovan JAVORCIK 01/18/21
THAILAND Manasvi SRISODAPOL 02/17/21
TAJIKISTAN Farrukh HAMRALIZODA 02/17/21
BANGLADESH M Shahidul ISLAM 02/17/21
OMAN Moosa Hamdan Moosa AL TAI 02/17/21
JAPAN Koji TOMITA 02/17/21
ISRAEL Gilad Menashe ERDAN 02/17/21
NEPAL Yuba Raj KHATIWADA 02/17/21
MEXICO Esteban MOCTEZUMA BARRAGAN 04/20/21
TURKEY Hasan MURAT MERCAN 04/20/21
TONGA Viliami Va’inga TONE 04/20/21
UKRAINE Oksana MARKAROVA (Appointed Ambassador)
CHARGE D’AFFAIRES AD INTERIM FOR BILATERAL MISSIONS
ERITREA Berhane Gebrehiwet SOLOMON, Counselor 03/15/11
PAPUA NEW GUINEA Cephas KAYO, Minister 01/31/18
BELARUS Dmitry BASIK, Counselor 07/09/19
MADAGASCAR Amielle Pelenne NIRINIAVISOA MARCEDA, Minister Counselor 10/31/19
MAURITIUS Vikash NEETHALIA, First Secretary 01/18/20
NORTH MACEDONIA Vilma PETKOVSKA, Minister Counselor 03/16/20
LITHUANIA Dovydas SPOKAUSKAS, Minister Counselor 07/31/20
ZIMBABWE Sarah BHOROMA, Minister Counselor 11/11/20
NIGERIA Jane Bassey ADAMS, Minister 12/02/20
NIGER Mahamane Bachir FIFI, Minister 12/16/20
BURUNDI Aimable NIYONKURU, Counselor 12/24/20
CUBA Lianys TORRES RIVERA 01/14/21
MONTENEGRO Marija STJEPCEVIC, Counselor 02/04/21
ESTONIA Marko KOPLIMAA, Minister Counselor 02/09/21
KOSOVO Valdet SADIKU, Minister Counselor 03/09/21
LEBANON Wael HACHEM, Counselor 03/15/21
GABON Rod Ciangillan REMBENDAMBYA, Counselor 03/17/21
INDONESIA Iwan Freddy Hari SUSANTO, Minister 04/01/21
KAZAKHSTAN Yerzhan KISTAFIN, Minister Counselor 04/01/21
PARAGUAY Luis Jose GONZALEZ FERNANDEZ, Minister 04/12/21
BELIZE Michael Anthony MENA, Counselor 04/14/21
KYRGYZSTAN Melis MAMADALIEV, Minister Counselor 04/17/21

 

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