The new Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations (Vienna), James Alex Msekela, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.
During his career Mr. Msekela has served in various capacities, among them:
Ambassador to Italy and non-resident Ambassador to Turkey and Greece, Permanent Representative to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (2012), theInternational Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) andWorld Food Programme (WFP), Rome (2012-2016); Member of Parliament, Tanzania (2000-2010); Regional Commissioner for the Mwanza Region (2006-2009); Regional Commissioner for Dodoma Region (until 2011).
Mr. Msekela is married and has three children.
Source: United Nations Information Service Vienna (UNIS).