Ambassador José Patricio starts his duties in Georgia

  • Ambassador José Patrício
Luanda - Angolan diplomat José Patrício Friday in Tiblissi delivered letters to the President of Georgia, Salome Zurabishvili, accrediting him as Angola's ambassador to that country.

Also Angolan ambassador to Turkey, with residence in Ankara, José Patricio is also expected to start duties as non-resident ambassador to Iran, Iraq and Qatar, according to a note from Angolan Embassy in Turkey.

In Tiblissi, José Patrício was also received by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, who offered a formal dinner to the 25 ambassadors accredited Friday.

Angola's ambassador to Turkey since 2018, José Patrício took the opportunity to assess the potential of economic relations between the two states, in the new era of economic diplomacy.

Georgia is a small transcontinental country, located below the Greater Caucasus, a region of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.

He is a journalist by profession and former member of National Radio of Angola.

Born in Luanda on March 9, 1954, José Patrício was secretary to the President of the Republic for Information (1989 to 1991).

He began his diplomatic career in December 1991, when he headed the Permanent Mission of Angola to the Organisation of American States (OAS), with the specific mission of working towards the normalisation of relations between the United States and Angola.

In 2000-2001 he was Angola's ambassador to the United Nations in New York.

He also served as ambassador to Portugal and Cabo Verde between September 1995 and November 1999. He was Angola's first diplomatic representative in the United States (1991 and 1995).

In 1993, José Patrício was named one of the 200 Leaders of the Future by the World Economic Forum and invited to participate in the Forum's annual meeting in Switzerland.

Also Angolan ambassador to Turkey, with residence in Ankara, José Patricio is also expected to start duties as non-resident ambassador to Iran, Iraq and Qatar, according to a note from Angolan Embassy in Turkey.

In Tiblissi, José Patrício was also received by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, who offered a formal dinner to the 25 ambassadors accredited Friday.

Angola's ambassador to Turkey since 2018, José Patrício took the opportunity to assess the potential of economic relations between the two states, in the new era of economic diplomacy.

Georgia is a small transcontinental country, located below the Greater Caucasus, a region of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.

He is a journalist by profession and former member of National Radio of Angola.

Born in Luanda on March 9, 1954, José Patrício was secretary to the President of the Republic for Information (1989 to 1991).

He began his diplomatic career in December 1991, when he headed the Permanent Mission of Angola to the Organisation of American States (OAS), with the specific mission of working towards the normalisation of relations between the United States and Angola.

In 2000-2001 he was Angola's ambassador to the United Nations in New York.

He also served as ambassador to Portugal and Cabo Verde between September 1995 and November 1999. He was Angola's first diplomatic representative in the United States (1991 and 1995).

In 1993, José Patrício was named one of the 200 Leaders of the Future by the World Economic Forum and invited to participate in the Forum's annual meeting in Switzerland.