Authorities in Norway have introduced that Norway has accepted the credentials of 4 new ambassadors that had been appointed to Norway by the authorities of the nations they characterize.
By means of a press launch issued on September 22, the Ministry of International Affairs additionally said that among the many 4 new ambassadors was the Ambassador of the State of Israel, H.T. Avraham Nir, the opposite Ambassador of the Republic of Finland, H.E. Teemu Tanner, Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania, H.E. Jonas Mazeika and the Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri. Lanka, HE Dharshana Mahendra Perera.
In August, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda additionally accepted the credentials of recent ambassadors to Norway, Estonia, Moldova and the Netherlands who’ve been elected by their governments, SchengenVisaInfo.com stories.
On this regard, the President signed the related decrees for the appointment of Jonas Mažeika because the nation’s Ambassador to Norway, Raimonda Murmokaitė – as Ambassador to Estonia, Tadas Valionis – as Ambassador to Moldova, and Neilas Tankevičius – as Ambassador to the Netherlands.
Mažeika took up his submit in Oslo on September 5, changing Jonas Paslauskas, whose time period expired in June.
Then again, on the finish of June, the Swiss Federal Council printed the employees adjustments for 2022, thus giving the titles of ambassadors which have been introduced for some Swiss representations overseas and delegates from the headquarters of the Federal Division of International Affairs (FDFA) and the Federal Division of Inside Affairs (FDHA).
Just lately, the Norwegian authorities introduced that 5 overseas stations might be closed in 2023, together with three embassies, one embassy workplace, and one consulate normal.
Based on the Norwegian authorities, the Ministry will improve employees in a number of overseas missions in 2023, particularly in Europe, to deal with the workload.
As the federal government explains, the embassies that may shut in 2023 embrace these in Bratislava (Slovakia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), and Pristina (Kosovo). As well as, the embassy workplace in Antananarivo (Madagascar) and the consulate normal in Houston (USA) will even be closed subsequent yr.
Norway at the moment has 101 overseas missions overseas, together with those who might be closed. In the meantime, primarily based on these adjustments, Norway may have fewer overseas missions however roughly the identical variety of diplomats posted as now.
On the similar time, in 2023, Norway will strengthen chosen stations outdoors Europe with overseas personnel. Nonetheless, extra native workers might be appointed in chosen overseas stations in and out of doors Europe.
Based on the federal government, the rise in diplomats and native workers from Norway in some overseas missions is principally associated to the federal government’s purpose to extend Norwegian exports.