Senegal / Ireland / New Ambassador presents Credentials

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Apr 15th, 2014
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Senegal / Ireland / New Ambassador presents Credentials

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 15, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ His Excellency the Ambassador of Republic of Senegal presented its Letters of Credence to the President at Áras an Uachtaráin today.

H.E. Mr. Abdou Sourang, Ambassador of the Republic of Senegal, was accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Marieme Sourang, and by Mr. Sara Ndiaye, First Counsellor at the Embassy.

Ms. Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, represented the Government at the ceremony.

The following were also present: Mr. Loughin Quinn, Deputy Secretary-General to the President; Mr. David Cooney, Secretary-General, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Mr. Joe Brennan, Ms. Marion O’Donnell and Mr. Shane Stephens, Protocol, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

The Ambassador was escorted to and from Áras an Uachtaráin by an Escort of Honour consisting of a motorcycle detachment drawn from the 2nd Cavalry Squadron, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin, under the command of Lieutenant Grattan O’Hagan.

A Guard of Honour was provided at Áras an Uachtaráin by the 7th Infantry Battalion, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin, under the command of Lieutenant Finian Everard.

Captain Fergal Carroll conducted the Army No. 1 Band.

SOURCE 

Ireland – Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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