H.E. .Mr Rodrigo Chiari - Ambassador of Panama
DS: Last country where you were based before coming to South Africa
HE: My last post was actually as Ambassador in South Africa, so this is the second time around.
DS: Most interesting place in South Africa
HE: Every single spot in South Africa has it's uniqueness, to be fair to all.
DS: Your impression about South Africa in 3 words
HE: Most awesome country.
DS: One place you would like to be posted to or visit
DS: Most memorable appointment thus far
HE: Still South Africa
DS: Most challenging situation that you had to handle thus far
HE: There is challenges in everything we do, otherwise it would not be worthwhile getting out of bed.
DS: My inspiration is/comes from.
HE: My wife, my children,close friends and the memory of my late parents.
DS: Place in your country that you love to visit.
HE: The jungles of Darien Province.
DS: Most interesting place to visit elsewhere
HE: If I get the chance, outer space.
DS: Favourite dish of your country
HE: Sancocho (chicken soup).
DS: Tastiest dish of another Country.
HE: Singaporean Chicken Rice.
DS: Favourite eating place in Pretoria.
HE: Sensitive question. I have a few friends in the restaurant business here.
DS: The best book I have ever read.
HE: Long Walk to Freedom......and my personal copy is signed by "The Man Himself"
DS: At the moment I am reading
HE: Zelda la Grange's .....Good Morning Mr. Mandela
DS: I spend my leisure time
HE: Writing , Filming, Stage Theater and Travelling.
DS: One sentence describing a lesson that you have learnt from being a diplomat
HE: "The best way to prove how much you love your country and being proud to be it's citizen".