PRESENTATION OF CREDENTIALS
H.E. DATO AHMAD FADIL SHAMSUDDIN
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND
The Ambassador of Malaysia to the Republic of Poland, His Excellency Dato Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin, presented his letters of Credence to His Excellency Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland on Tuesday, 14 June 2016. The presentation of credentials was held at an official ceremony at the Belvedere Courtyard, Warsaw, with military honors and the playing of the national anthem.
During the private audience, the President pointed out that both countries share similar views on major international and regional issues of common concern. He thanked Malaysia for the support to Poland’s United Nations Security Council (UNSC) candidature for the term 2018-2019 and the close relations in higher education. He further praised Malaysia for the excellent achievement of its students in Poland. He expressed the hope that both countries could explore new business and investment opportunities in other sectors.
In response, Ambassador Dato Ahmad Fadil highlighted that the centerpiece of diplomacy is communication. In this context, he assured the President that he will continue to serve as a clear channel of communication between the two governments.
Ambassador Dato’ Ahmad Fadil is the eleventh Ambassador of Malaysia to the Republic of Poland. He is also concurrently accredited to the Republic of Lithuania.
Diplomatic relations was formally established between Malaysia and Poland on 21 June 1971. Poland set up its Embassy in Kuala Lumpur in 1977 and Malaysia reciprocated by establishing its Embassy in Warsaw in 1978.
Prior to his appointment as ambassador, Dato Ahmad Fadil was the Consul General of Malaysia in Dubai and had served in a number of Missions in Australia, Cuba and Chile. He was also the Special Officer to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia from 1 June 2006 to 15 June 2007.
17 June 2016