Posted by: APO | 19 May 2008

Uganda / Italia / New Ambassador of Italy to Kampala

Roma 17 Maggio 2008

It is hereby announced that, having received the consent of the governments concerned, the following appointment was recently approved by the Council of Ministers:

Pietro BALLERO
Ambassador of Italy to Kampala

Born in Rome in 1944, he obtained a Law degree from the University of Cagliari in 1968 and entered the Foreign Service in 1975.

Among the positions held in the course of his career, after first being assigned to the Directorate General for Personnel, he was posted to the Italian Permanent Representation at the EEC in 1979. His next posting was to Kabul, as Chargé d’Affaires.

On his return to Rome in 1987 he was again assigned to the Directorate General for Personnel. He was Consulate General in Shanghai from 1990 to 1995, after which he returned to Personnel.

After serving as Head of the Secretariat of the Directorate General for Economic Affairs, in 1997 he was appointed Chargé d’Affaires in Kinshasa, where he reached the rank of Ambassador.

In 2001 he was appointed Minister Plenipotentiary and was assigned to the General Secretariat of the Foreign Ministry.

He has been Ambassador to Dhaka since 2003.


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