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Cablegate: 59th Unga: Republic of Mozambique High-Level

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UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 MAPUTO 001228

SIPDIS
STATE FOR AF/RSA-ZUEHLKE, SPYKEMAN AND HOUSTON
STATE FOR AF/S-HTREGER
IO/UNP FOR NARAJO
USUN FOR BRUNO
NSC FOR DICARLO
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL OTRA OVIP MZ UNGA
SUBJECT: 59TH UNGA: REPUBLIC OF MOZAMBIQUE HIGH-LEVEL
ATTENDANCE

REF: STATE 132748

1. Post has received detail regarding GRM's high-level
attendance at the 59th UNGA. Information requested in reftel
follows:
A. Head of State will attend.
Name and Title: His Excellency Joaquim Alberto Chissano,
President of The Republic of Mozambique
Arrival and Departure Dates: Not yet available. Expected to
travel on September 18.
President Chissano will be present for the General Debate.
Spouse Travel: No.
Interpretation Required: No.
The following people will advance President Chissano to the
UNGA, arriving in New York on September 14 at 11:52am on
flight DL 1975: Counsel to the President on Legal Affairs
Neusa Matos; Counsel to the President on Political Affairs
Bento Baloi; Counsel to the President on African Union
Affairs Carlos dos Santos; 3rd Secretary, Protocol Ministry
of Foreign Affairs & Cooperation Alcinda da Costa Salvado;
Official Presidential Photographer Fernando Macubulane
Timane, Principal Superintendent of the Police Alfredo Mussa;
and Security Officers Carlos Alfredo Matola, Sezecua Fernando
Tomo, Tomas Chingore, Simao Macuacua, Ambasse Bachir Anli,
and Gabriel Cumbe.
The following individuals in President Chissano's delegation
will travel to the UNGA, arriving in New York on September 18
at 7:10am on flight SA 203: Counsel to the President on NEPAD
Affairs Firmino Mucavele, Presidential Photographer Ezidorio
Ribeiro, Television Reporter Simiao Augusto Ponguane,
Television Cameraman Alfredo Manuel, Radio Mozambique
Reporter Boaventura Paulo Mandlate, and Journalist Jaime
Alfredo Cuambe.
The following individuals in President Chissano's delegation
will travel to the UNGA (dates not yet confirmed): National
Director of Protocol Alberto Maverengue Augusto, Counsel to
the President on Economic Affairs Florencio Infante, Personal
Secretary to the President Elias Zimba, Principal Secretary

SIPDIS
to the President Arminda Mafuiana, Personal Physician to the
President Felix Reis, and Deputy Police Commissioner Vasco
Lino Antonio.
B. Head of Government is also the Head of State in Mozambique.
C. Foreign Minister will attend.
Name and Title: His Excellency Dr. Leonardo Santos Simao,
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Travel Dates: Not yet available; Expected to travel on
September 18.
Minister Simao will be present for the General Debate.
Spouse Travel: Yes.
Spouse Name: Madame Josphine Simao
Interpretation Required: No.
D. Other VIPs will attend. No spouses will attend. No VIPs
require interpretation.
Names and Titles: The Honorable Ambassador Jose Morais,
Director of the Department of Studies, Planning and
Information
Travel Dates: Not yet available.
E. MFA officials responsible for IO affairs will atttend. No
spouses will attend. No interpretation required.
Names and Titles:
The Honorable Ambassador Goncalves Sengo, Director of The
Department for International Organizations, Ministry of
Foreign Affairs
The Honorable Farique Omar Farquira, Head of the Department
of International Organizations and Conferences, Ministry of
Foreign Affairs
The Honorable Filipe Chidumo, Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Mozambique to the United
Nations
The Honorable Cristovao Gemos, First Secretary, Ministry of
Foreign Affairs
The Honorable Fernando Manhica, Second Secretary of the
Embassy of the Republic of Mozambique to the United Nations,
New York
Travel Dates: Not yet available.
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