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NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF BHUTAN PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA

Presentation of Credentials
Permanent Representative of Bhutan

Tenzin Rondel Wangchuk, the new Permanent Representative of Bhutan to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Wangchuk had been serving as Director of the Department of Multilateral Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bhutan in Thimphu, since February 2018. He was Minister Counsellor and Head of Chancery at the Royal Bhutanese Embassy in Brussels, Belgium from September 2014 to January 2018. He served at the Asia and Pacific Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from February 2010 to August 2014, first as Deputy Chief and then as Chief.

Mr. Wangchuk served at the Royal Bhutanese Embassy in New Delhi, India from June 2006 to January 2010, first as First Secretary and then as Counsellor. At the beginning of his career, he worked at the Ministry of Finance from February 1993 to December 2003. He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in January 2004.

Mr. Wangchuk has a Bachelor of Arts from Sherubtse College, Kanglung, Trashigang, Bhutan, and a Master of Professional Accountancy from the University of Canberra in Australia. He was born on 21 March 1968 and is married with three children.

 

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