His Excellency the President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote today received credentials from the new Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Raden Mohammad Benyamin Scott Carnadi.
Ambassador Carnadi presented his credentials following a 25-member guard of honour at the Borron House in Suva.
Prior to his appointment, Ambassador Carnadi was the director for Asia-Pacific and African Intra-Regional Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Indonesia.
Other overseas posts he has served at include the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Washington DC, Singapore and Manila, Philippines.
Ambassador Carnadi attained his Bachelor Degree in Laws from the Trisakti University of Indonesia in 1991. In 1999, he attained Master of Business Administration from the Philippine Christian University and Master of Laws from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila in 2000.
Ambassador Carnadi is based in Suva and accredited to Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu.
The ambassador was accompanied by his wife, Esther Zarah Carnadi.