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CA confirms appointment of 7 ambassadors, 2 foreign service officers

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ
/ 02:27 PM December 17, 2014

MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Appointments (CA) confirmed on the floor on Wednesday the nominations of seven ambassadors and ad interim appointments of two foreign service officers.

The seven newly-confirmed ambassadors are the following:

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  1. Christopher Montero, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Cambodia, Chief Mission Class II
  2. Carlos Sorreta, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Russian Federation with concurrent jurisdiction over the Republic of Armenia, Republic of Belarus and Republic of Ukraine, Chief of Mission, Class I
  3. Jose Burgos, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Federative Republic of Brazil with concurrent jurisdiction over the Republic of Colombia, the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, and the Republic of Suriname, Chief of Mission Class II
  4. Junever Mahilum-West, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan with concurrent jurisdiction over the Palestine Republic, Chief of Mission, Class II
  5. Meynardo Montealegre, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Brunei Darussalam, Chief of Mission, Class II
  6. Nestor Ochoa, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Hellenic Republic with concurrent jurisdiction over the Republic of Cyprus, Chief of Mission, Class I
  7. Bayani Mangibin, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Republic of Kenya and to include the concurrent jurisdiction over the republic of South Sudan, Chief of Mission, Class I

The Commission also confirmed the ad interim appointments of Joseph Anthony Reyes, foreign service officer, Class I; and Jose Garcia III, foreign service officer, Class II.

Their confirmation came on the last session day of Congress this 2014 as it will go on a Christmas break starting Thursday.

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