The new Ambassador of Angola H.E. Alberto de Carmo Bento Riberio in an official ceremony presented his credentials to His Majesty Willem Alexander, King of the Netherlands.
During the official talks that followed the formal ceremony, the Ambassador of the Republic of Angola exchanged with the Dutch monarch and expressed his compliance to continue working on strengthening bilateral relations.
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H. E. Alberto do Carmo Bento Ribeiro, was since 2011 Ambassador to the US, the fourth Ambassador of the Republic of Angola to the United States of America since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1993.
After the country’s independence in 1975, he served in various government posts, first as State Secretary and Minister of Industry and Energy covering the areas of manufacturing, geology, mining and oil until 1984. He was a member of the Angolan National Assembly from 1980 to 1986 and a lecturer at the Faculty of Engineering at Agostinho Neto University in Luanda, Angola.
Former Angolan Ambassador at the Federal Republic of Germany attended University in Lisbon, Portugal and Aachen, Federal Republic of Germany. Alberto do Carmo Bento Ribeiro, served from 1990 to 2011 as Ambassador of the Republic of Angola to Namibia, Zimbabwe and Germany.
Ambassador Alberto do Carmo Bento Ribeiro is married to Mrs. Maria Odete Bento Ribeiro.