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Mauritius: A new British High Commissioner working on the island




The new British High Commissioner, Jonathan Drew, Tuesday presented his letters of credence to the president of the Republic, Kalaish Purryag - Photo defimedia.info
The new British High Commissioner, Jonathan Drew, Tuesday presented his letters of credence to the president of the Republic, Kalaish Purryag - Photo defimedia.info
The new British High Commissioner, Jonathan Drew, took office at the beginning of the week in Mauritius.

The successor Nick Leake thus presented on Tuesday his letters of credence to the president of the Republic, Kalaish Purryag.
 
Jonathan Drew particularly recalled his willingness to continue the work of partnership between the United Kingdom and Mauritius in the sectors of higher education, financial services and the blue economy.
 
The new British High Commissioner also said being "honoured" to be in Mauritius to accomplish its diplomatic mission, as reported in the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper.
 
Jonathan Drew joined the diplomatic service in 1993 and has held several positions, including that of Deputy Chief of mission in East Timor, Deputy High Commissioner in Papua New Guinea and Chief of the Political Military Team within the British Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.
 
Before his appointment as High Commissioner to Mauritius, Jonathan Drew served as head of the African Department at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
 
Jonathan Drew has also worked in the past to the position of Deputy Head of the Counter Terrorism Assistance Team for West Africa.



Fabrice François


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