The recently appointed Ambassador of Laos to Sweden has handed in his accreditation papers in an audiens with H.M King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden. The Ambassador, Southam Sakonhninhom, is posted to Brussels from where he covers the Nordic countries.
Southam Sakonhninhom is born 1953 and has been working with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs since 1982. He has in recent years had the following duties:
2007 – Ambassador in Brussel covering the EU and Luxemburg
2003 – 2007 Head of the America- och Europe Unit at the Foreign Ministry in Vientiane.
1997 – 2003 Deputy Head of the Foreign Ministry’s Department for International Issues
1993 – 1997 Counselor at the UN-delegationen in New York