June 4 Basseterre St. Kitts: High Commissioner to the United
Kingdom, His Excellency Mr. James E. Williams, was among four new Ambassadors who presented Letters of Credence to the King
of Sweden, His Majesty, King Karl Gustaf XVI.
The St. Kitts and Nevis Diplomat,
was among Ambassadors from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria and Guinea, who presented their letters of credence
to King Gustaf in the Swedish capital.
The newly-appointed Ambassador of
St. Kitts & Nevis, who was accredited from London, was born in 1949 and has a bachelor's degree in French and Spanish
from the University of the West Indies and a master's degree in educational management and administration from the University
The Ambassador has devoted most
of his professional life to secondary and higher education.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's newly appointed
Ambassador Jakov Skocibusic was born in 1949 and holds a master's degree from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt.
After working for many years as a teacher and interpreter in the Federal Republic of Germany, Ambassador Skocibusic entered
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2001.
In recent years, he has been an
Inspector at the Ministry and Counsellor and Head of the Consular Department at the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Vienna.
Austria's newly appointed Ambassador
Stephan Toth, who was born in 1944 and is a lawyer, entered the Foreign Service in 1974. He was stationed in Stockholm from
1975 to 1977.
In recent years, he has headed the
International Affairs Department of the Austrian Parliament and the Political Section of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
and has been Ambassador in Canberra.
Guinea's newly appointed Ambassador
El Hadj Aboubacar Dione (concurrently accredited from Berlin) was born in 1951 and holds a licentiate in economics from the
University of Conakry.
He has been a member of the Foreign
Service since 1985. In recent years he has been Ambassador of the Republic of Guinea to Germany, Libya and Malta and Counsellor
at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Guinea to the United Nations in New York.