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New Singapore Ambassador to Kazakhstan appointed

Mr Zulkifli Baharudin will take over from Mr Sim Cheok Lim as the Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan.

SINGAPORE: The Government on Wednesday (May 28) appointed Mr Zulkifli Baharudin as Singapore's next Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Mr Zulkifli is currently serving as Singapore's Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Uzbekistan, and had served a similar role to the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria from December 2011 to October 2013. 

Mr Zulkifli will receive his Letter of Credence at the Istana on Thursday, but his exact date of appointment will depend on the date of the Presentation of Credentials, which has not yet been confirmed.

He will be replacing Mr Sim Cheok Lim, whose appointment ended on April 30, 2014.

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