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New Permanent Representative of Tanzania Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva

Presentation of Credentials

Abdallah Saleh Possi, the new Permanent Representative of Tanzania to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Tatiana Valovaya, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Possi had been serving as Tanzania’s Ambassador to Germany since June 2017, during which he was also accredited as Ambassador to Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, and the Holy See. 

Mr. Possi served as a Member of Parliament and Deputy Minister of State at the Prime Minister’s Office from December 2015 to January 2017.  He started his career as a legal officer and an advocate, and then worked as a University lecturer. 

Mr. Possi has a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Erlangen-Numberg in Germany (2014).  He also has a Master of Laws degree from the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania (2008), and a Bachelor of Laws from the same University (2005).  He was born on 25 August 1979 in Dar es Salaam and is married.

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