Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Mohd. Noordin Pendosina Lomondot presented his Letters of Credence to His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at a ceremony at the Bayan Palace on 22 December.
The presentation was held three months after both parties assumed office.
Ambassador Lomondot was accompanied by Madam Jarifah Lomondot and third secretary and vice consul Adrian Audrey Baccay.
With him during the ceremony were Amiri Diwan (Amir’s Court) Affairs minister Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, Foreign Affairs minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser
Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, Amiri Diwan Head Sheikh Mubarak Faisal Saud Al-Sabah, Deputy Amiri Diwan Affairs Minister Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, Amiri Diwan Undersecretary Ahmad Fahad Al-Fahad and Amiri Protocol head Sheikh Khaled Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah Al-Nasser Al-Sabah.
Ambassador Lomondot served as Consul General in Kuwait in January 2018 after his stint as Charge d’ Affaires at the Philippine Embassy in Dhaka Bangladesh. His previous foreign assignments also include Libya, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Malaysia and Lebanon.
The presentation of credentials to the Kuwaiti Amir is the last part of the formal process by the Kuwaiti government in recognizing and accrediting Ambassador Lomondot as the Philippines’ new top envoy.