Saturday, April 20, 2024

New Ambassador to Mongolia

Dr James Waite has been appointed Aotearoa New Zealand’s next Ambassador to Mongolia.

He is currently the Deputy Head of Mission at the New Zealand Embassy in Beijing, a role he will continue to hold.

Dr James Waite.

“New Zealand and Mongolia share a warm and long-standing bilateral relationship,” said Foreign Affairs Minister, Nanaia Mahuta.

“There is a small New Zealand community in Mongolia, mainly involved in the mining and agricultural sectors, and working in the NGO sector.”

Throughout his 18-year career at the MFAT, Dr Waite has had several offshore postings, including at New Zealand Embassies in Washington DC and in Jakarta.

Dr Waite will take up his position, based in Beijing, immediately.

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