President Waqa receives Israel ambassador-designate

The Ambassador-designate to Nauru Mr Tibor Shalev Schlosser presented his credentials to His Excellency President Baron Waqa today 22 February.

On arrival at the government office Mr Schlosser met with Secretary for Foreign Affairs & Trade Michael Aroi before being received by the Commissioner of Police for the playing of the national anthems and inspection of the Nauru Police Force Guard of Honour.

Mr Schlosser was then escorted to the Office of the President for the presentation of credentials.

The Ambassador said he is honoured to be the ambassador of Israel to the Republic of Nauru and looks forward to the challenge.

A private meeting ensued following the presentation of the Letter of Credence and gift by Ambassador Schlosser.

Mr Schlosser continues courtesy calls on Speaker of Parliament Cyril Buramen, Cabinet Ministers, the Australian High Commissioner, Taiwan Ambassador, Secretary for Health, over the next two days.

President Waqa will host a dinner reception in honour of Mr Schlosser the same evening, 22 February.

During the Ambassadors six day visit, he had the opportunity to visit the Culture office, escorted on a tour of the phosphate mining by the Nauru Rehabilitation Corporation, enjoyed a fishing charter, and toured the Republic of Nauru hospital.

The Ambassador arrived on 19 February and will depart 24 February.