Posted by: africanpressorganization | 19 November 2012

Presentation of Credentials Ceremony, 19 November 2012 / The High Commissioner of Zambia Her Excellency Susan Yoyo Sikaneta presented her credentials to President Tony Tan at the Istana today.


 

Presentation of Credentials Ceremony, 19 November 2012 / The High Commissioner of Zambia Her Excellency Susan Yoyo Sikaneta presented her credentials to President Tony Tan at the Istana today.

 

SINGAPORE, Singapore, November 19, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ The following foreign Head of Mission presented its credentials to President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam in ceremony at the Istana today:

(a) The High Commissioner of the Republic of Zambia

Her Excellency Susan Yoyo Sikaneta

 

 

HE SUSAN YOYO SIKANETA

HIGH COMMISSIONER TO SINGAPORE

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA

BORN:

27 December 1948, Chipata, Zambia

AGE:

63

MARITAL STATUS:

Single

EDUCATION:

BA Degree in Business and Public Administration, University of Zambia, 1968 – 1971

Cambridge School Certificate, Chipembi Girls Secondary School, Zambia, 1963 – 1967

CAREER:

Apr 1976 – Feb 1978

Senior Training Officer, National Assembly, Head of Personnel and Administration Department

1978 – 1982

Principal Political Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1982 – 1983

Senior Investigations Officer, Anti-Corruption Commission

1983 – 1986

Assistant Director, Research Bureau, Freedom House (Deputy Permanent Secretary)

Apr 1986 – Mar 1988

Assistant Director, Research Bureau, Freedom House

Mar 1988 – Dec 1989

Deputy Permanent Secretary (Political), Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

Jan – Jun 1990

Senior Private Secretary to the President, State House

Jun 1990 –

Dec 1992

Chairperson, Administrative Commission of Inquiry to look into the administration of the Prison Service, Cabinet Office

Dec 1992 –

Jun 1993

Chairperson, Administrative Committee to review Foreign Service Rules and Conditions of Service

Jul 1993 –

Dec 1994

Counsellor, Zambian Embassy, Stockholm, Sweden

Jan 1995 –

Sep 1998

Deputy High Commissioner, Zambia High Commission, New Delhi, India

Sep 1998 – May 2001

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services

May 2001 – Jun 2002

Permanent Secretary (Special Duties), Cabinet Office, Office of the President

July 2002 – Feb 2003

Permanent Secretary, Management Development Division, Cabinet Office, Office of the President

Feb 2003 –

Sep 2005

Executive Secretary (Ambassador) African Union, Head of the Southern African Regional Office, Malawi

Sep 2005 –

Oct 2007

Permanent Secretary, Provincial Administration, Lusaka Province

Oct 2007 – Jan 2009

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs

Jan 2009 –

Dec 2009

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Sport, Youth and Child Development

 

Jan 2010 –

Sept 2011

Retired from Public Service and

Served as Member of the Mobilisation Committee of the Patriotic Front

Oct 2011-

Jan 2012

Attended Orientation Course for Zambian Diplomats in Lusaka

24 April 2012

High Commissioner to India

19 November 2012

High Commissioner to Singapore

LANGUAGES SPOKEN:

English and French

PUBLICATION:

“In Defence of Zambia Being Declared a Christian Nation”, New Delhi, India (1995)

 

SOURCE 

Singapore – Ministry of Foreign Affairs


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