Ambassador Stuart Comberbach presented letters of credence appointing him as Zimbabwe’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations office in Geneva, Switzerland at a brief ceremony at the UN’s Palais des Nations headquarters yesterday.

The letters of credence, addressed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, were received by Tatiana Valovaya, director-general of the United Nations office in Geneva.

Comberbach a Zimbabwean diplomat and politician, was reassigned during the reshuffle of September 2018 to serve as a Special Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs And International Trade under the late Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo.

On 4 March 2021 he was deployed as the new permanent representative to the United Nations, replacing Frederick Shava who was appointed Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Previously According to Wikipedia, Comberbach was Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to Italy from 1994 to 1999, and later Ambassador to Japan and South Korea from 2003 to 2014, in 2014 Comberbach was named a Senior Advisor in the Office the President and Cabinet under former President Robert Mugabe.