On the occasion of his presentation of credentials to His Majesty King William Alexander of the Netherlands, the Ambassador of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, H.E. Mr. Roberto Calzadilla Sarmiento hosted a concert with the renowned Bolivian guitarist Pirai Vaca, which took place at the embassy premises in The Hague.
It was a unique occasion to listen to Bolivian music from a very famous artist to celebrate Ambassador Calzadilla’s return to The Hague. He is a career diplomat serving as ambassador in the Netherlands from 2008 until 2013. That year he was appointed as ambassador to the United Kingdom.
Previous to his posting in the Netherlands, he served as Bolivia’s ambassador to Portugal, in charge of Asia, America, Africa, Oceania and of the Department of Summits at the Bolivian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Between 2000 and 2004, he served as a Permanent Representative to the United Nations International Maritime Organisation (IMO). Ambassador Calzadilla was one of six ambassadors founders of Diplomat Magazine Netherlands.
The concert was very well attended with ambassadors and authorities celebrating his return to the Hague.