By Roy Lie Atjam.
An interesting phenomenon has been taking place over the past months, its the coming and going of many Ambassadors.
One of the newly arrived is the Ambassador of Lebanon.
With a new government in place, Lebanon has assigned an Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
H.E. Mr. Abdel Sattar Issa is the new Ambassador for Lebanon to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. He has assumed his position in February 2018. Ambassador Issa is fluent in Arabic, French and English.
Abdel Sattar Issa is a holder of a Bachelor Degree in Law(Lebanon) and a Master degree in Public and Private International Law, Nice Sophia Antipolis University.
Ambassador Issa is no novice to the diplomatic world, from, 2013-2018, he served as Lebanon’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
From 1996-1999, Counsellor at the Embassy of Lebanon in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
From 1999-2000 he was the First Secretary at the Lebanese Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Geneva-Switzerland. Further, from 2002-2012 Consul-General of Lebanon in Marseille-France. From 2012-2017 Dean of the Consular Corps in Marseille.
Mr. Abdel Sattar Issa has been a member of Lebanese delegations to various international conference and seminars. His hobbies are reading, swimming, skin diving and Yoga.
We wish H.E. Mr. Abdel Sattar Issa a pleasant tenure in the Netherlands.