McCully appoints High Commissioner to Tonga
Minister of Foreign
27 November 2012 Media
McCully appoints High Commissioner
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today
announced the appointment of career diplomat Mark Talbot as
High Commissioner to Tonga.
“Tonga is New Zealand’s
closest independent neighbour and we work closely on a
number of key matters, especially in relation to the Pacific
Islands Forum,” Mr McCully says.
“Mr Talbot’s trade
negotiations skills and experience supporting two successful
Pacific Islands Forums will prove invaluable.”
is currently Counsellor at the New Zealand High Commission
in Canberra. He has previously served at the New Zealand
mission to the European Union and as Private Secretary to
the United Kingdom Cabinet Secretary.
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