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                                  H.E. Valery Kolesnik

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Indonesia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Malaysia, the Republic of Singapore and the Republic of the Philippines

                       

Born in 1965 in Grodno, Republic of Belarus

Graduated from the High Military Institute (1986),


Military Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Federation (1994),


Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the President of Belarus (2016).

 

1986–1994

Military service

 

1995–1998

2nd, 1st Secretary, Counsellor of Department of International Security and Arms Control, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus

 

1998–2000

Deputy Head of Department of International Security and Arms Control, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus

 

2000–2004

Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Belarus to the Kingdom of Belgium / Permanent Mission of the Republic of Belarus to the European Union and NATO

 

2005–2006

Deputy Head of Department of International Security and Arms Control, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus

 

2006–2008

Head of Department of International Security and Arms Control, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus

 

2008–2013

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Turkey

 

2012–2013

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Iraq (with residence in Ankara)

 

2014–2015

Head of Export Promotion Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus

 

2015 –September 2017

Deputy Director – Head of Department of Foreign Trade Policy, Directorate of Foreign Economic Activity, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus

 

Since October 2017

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Indonesia, non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Malaysia, the Republic of Singapore and the Republic of the Philippines

 

Since May 2018

Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

 

Speaks Russian, English and French languages

Married with a daughter