Photo 1. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and His Excellency Tony Joudi
Photo 2. Left to right – H.E Angel Ramon Cibils, Ambassador of Paraguay, H.E. Tony Joudi and H.E. Arvada’s Daunoravicius of Lithuania.
His Excellency Tony Joudi formally presented his Letters of Credence to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai on the 23rd November, 2016 at the Al Mushrif Palace, United Arab Emirates as the first (non-resident) Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary from The Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
In June 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration announced the appointment by the Prime Minister Rt. Hon Perry Christie of Ambassador Tony Joudi as Non- Resident Ambassador of The Bahamas to the UAE.
Mr. Tony Joudi, who is a Civil Engineer has also been appointed by the Government of The Bahamas as Commissioner General of The Bahamas’ Pavilion for Expo 2020, which will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Today in the UAE, he presented his credentials along with the Ambassadors of Togo, Samoa, Estonia, Niger, Malawi, Vatican City, Lithuania, Paraguay, Cambodia, Georgia, Namibia, Mali and the People’s Republic of China.
The Ambassador was accompanied to the ceremony by his wife Mrs. Joan Michelle Joudi, Foreign Service Officer Ms. Joy A. Newbold and Foreign Service Officer Mr. Jamahl D. Strachan.