NEW AMBASSADOR OF MEXICO TO THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND
He is a member of the Mexican Foreign Service and former Ambassador of Mexico to the People’s Republic of China.
Mexico City, 8th March, 2017. - The Mexican Senate ratified yesterday the appointment sent by the President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto in favour of Julian Ventura Valero, as new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mexico to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and to the International Organisations based in this country.
Ventura Valero –whose appointment was approved by 92 votes in the Upper House of the Mexican Congress- is member of the Mexican Foreign Service (SEM, for its acronym in Spanish) and former Ambassador of Mexico to the People’s Republic of China, since July 2013.
In this capacity, Ventura Valero will also serve as permanent representative of Mexico to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), as well as representative to The International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds), The International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO), the International Coffee Organization, the International Sugar Organization and the International Whaling Commission.
Once in London, the new Ambassador will present to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), a copy of his letters of credence endorsing him as an Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary diplomatic representative of Mexico.
Afterwards, Ambassador Ventura Valero will be invited by H.M. The Queen to present himself –during a protocol event at Buckingham Palace- the original letters of credence through which Mexico´s President requested his accreditation.
Ambassador Ventura will lead the Embassy of Mexico which has been under the responsibility of Minister David Najera as Chargé d´Affaires ad interim, since 23rd June 2016.