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Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mauritania to JapanAbout Embassy

The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania in Tokyo is the main diplomatic mission of Mauritania in Japan. The mission of the Embassy is to maintain and enhance the bilateral relations between Mauritania and Japan, and to serve Mauritanian citizens in Japan and in the countries where the mission is also accredited.

The Embassy carries out government-to-government and people-to-people diplomacy and serves as a vital resource for Japanese people and the business community in Japan and elsewhere. Besides, the Embassy promotes Mauritanianís cultural values, mutual understanding between the people of Mauritania and Japan, untapped tourism, agriculture, infrastructure potentials as well as trade and investment opportunities. The Embassy is also accredited to Australia, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Philippines and Singapore.

H.E. Ambassador BA Samba Mamadou

H.E. Ambassador BA Samba Mamadou was appointed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania to Japan in February 2021, and has presented his letters of credence to His Majesty, Naruhito, Emperor of Japan, on September 30, 2021.

Prior to Japan, Ambassador BA was posted to United States of America as Ambassador from 2019 to 2021. He previously served as Ambassador to Sudan from 2017 to 2018.

Before his ambassadorial postings, H.E. Ambassador BA Samba Mamadou held different positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. He served as Director of International Cooperation (2014-2017). From 2011 to 2014, he occupied the position of Director of American and Asian Affairs. Prior to that, he served as Deputy director in the same direction (2007 to 2014).

H.E. Ambassador BA Samba Mamadou holds a Bachelorís degree of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy from Ohio State University (USA) and a Bachelorís degree of Arts in English Language and Civilization from the University of Nouakchott (Mauritania).

Ambassadorís greetings

Dear Visitor,

I am very delighted to welcome you to the official website of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania to Japan. Our website is designed to allow users to follow the Embassyís activities and the progress of Mauritania-Japan partnership, on one hand, and the relation of cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and the Republic of Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, and Singapore, on the other hand.

The website provides also access to consular service, and contains updated information for visitors.

As an active member of the international community, Mauritania is keenly committed to the promotions of dialogue, mutual understanding, and cooperating among all countries and people, as well as strengthening peace, stability and security around the world.

BA Samba Mamadou

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