13 June 2007
New Permanent Representative of Tajikistan Presents Credentials
VIENNA, 13 June (UN Information Service) -- The new Permanent Representative of Tajikistan to the United Nations (Vienna), Shamsov Nuriddin Tojiddinovich, presented his credentials today to Antonio Maria Costa, Director-General, United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV).
Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Shamsov was serving as Chargé d'affaire of Tajikistan to Austria and as Permanent Representative of Tajikistan to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) (2007).
Mr. Shamsov has served in many capacities in the course of his career, including as: Head of International Organizations Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan (2001 - 07), Deputy Head of Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1999 - 2001), Deputy Head of International Organizations Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1997 - 99) and Head of International Organizations Section of the Department of International Organizations and International Law of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1993 - 97).
Mr. Shamsov holds a degree in Oriental Philology from Tajik State University. He is married and has three children.
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