THE PRESENTATION OF CREDENTIALS BY THE NEW MISSION HEADS OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN AND THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA TO PRESIDENT HALIMAH YACOB AT THE ISTANA TODAY
HIS EXCELLENCY ASKAR KUTTYKADAM AMBASSADOR TO SINGAPORE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN
Ambassador Askar Kuttykadam is a career diplomat. Prior to his appointment as the Kazakh Ambassador to Singapore, he served as the Deputy Head for Foreign Policy and International Relations at the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Ambassador Kuttykadam’s previous overseas assignments include Lithuania, Malaysia, China, Canada and Poland.
Ambassador Kuttykadam graduated from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in 1998. He is married to Gulzhazira Akhymbekova and they have two sons.
HER EXCELLENCY GENEVIEVE EDNA APALOO HIGH COMMISSIONER TO SINGAPORE REPUBLIC OF GHANA
High Commissioner Apaloo was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Ghana to Japan on 26 January 2022, and is concurrently accredited to the Republic of Singapore.
High Commissioner Apaloo is a career diplomat. With a career spanning 25 years, she has worked in various departments in the Ghanaian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, including as the Director of Asia and the Pacific Bureau. She also served at Ghana’s Missions in Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Togo, and France, and was the Acting Head of Mission at the Embassy of Ghana in Washington DC prior to her current appointment.
High Commissioner Apaloo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Modern Languages, with a combined Honours in French and Spanish from the University of Ghana, as well as a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from the Legon Center for International Affairs and Diplomacy, University of Ghana.
She is married with two children.
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SINGAPORE, 29 NOVEMBER 2022