Month: March 2018

Saudi Minister of Interior Visits Singapore

HIS Royal Highness Abdulaziz Bin Saud Bin Naif Al Saud, the Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has concluded a successful visit to the Republic of Singapore from the 15th to 17th of March 2018. In a comment to IN Diplomacy, HE Ambassador Saad Saleh Alsaleh of the KSA to Singapore said, “The visit will contribute to enhancing relations between the two countries and developing cooperation in all fields, especially security cooperation aimed at exchanging experiences and security information to combat extremism and terrorism.” During the Prince’s stay in Singapore he had called on Singapore...

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A Happy Easter from Russia

Natalia Tatarinova, the Russian Ambassador’s wife shares some Russian Easter traditions EASTER is round the corner and as we ready ourselves for a break this coming long weekend, Mrs Natalia Tatarinova, wife of Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Singapore, HE Andrey Tatarinov will have a few more additions to her Easter eggs and postcards collection. She shared how, “In Russia we don’t only hard boil eggs and decorate them in order to exchange with each other on Easter day but we also buy a new decorative egg every year. Most of them are wooden and then hand painted....

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Ukranian Women’s Day Lunch

THE Embassy of Ukraine in Singapore marked International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8th March 2018 with a lunch gathering at the Tower Club penthouse at Raffles Place. Ukranian Ambassador HE Dmytro Senik together with his wife, Mdm Yevheniia Yemshenetska (picture above on his left), were the hosts to a select group of ladies who represent their countries. They included (starting from Amb Senik’s right): High Commissioner of Canada, HE Nancy Lynn McDonald; Ambassador of Finland, HE Paula Johanna Parviainen; Ambassador of the European Union, HE Barbara Plinkert; publisher of IN Diplomacy magazine, Mrs Nomita Dhar and Ambassador of the...

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INSIDE THE DSG: Alda Ntezilizaza of Rwanda

  IF you ever wondered how glamourous life is in the diplomatic lane for diplomatic spouses in Singapore, then you should be following this new column that covers the activities as well as interviews of the members of the Diplomatic Spouses Group (DSG). We went straight to the top to find out more and talked to Mdm Alda Ntezilizaza, wife of HE Guillaume Kavaruganda, the High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda in Singapore. She has just handed over the leadership baton to the next Group Coordinator of the DSG at the beginning of this year. You just completed (on...

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