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Head Of Mission Profile

H.E. Dr B W J Langa South African Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China

 H.E. Dr B W J Langa South African Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China  John Irving - Until I Find you  Hefei, Anhui Province

DS: Last country where you were based before coming to The People’s Republic of China (PRC)

HE:   The Russian Federation from July 2005 to August 2010

DS: Most interesting place in PRC

HE:  Hefei, Anhui Province

DS: Your impression about PRC in 3 words

HE:  Most fascinating country!

DS: One place you would like to be posted to or visit

HE:  Germany

DS: Most memorable appointment thus far

HE:  Russia

DS: Most challenging situation that you had to handle thus far

HE:  Managing high level state visits

DS: Favourite part of your own country

HE:  Johannesburg

DS: Favourite place to visit elsewhere

HE:  Thailand

DS:Favourite dish of your country

HE:  Maize corn bread

DS:Favourite dish of another country

HE: Thai green chicken curry

DS: Favourite book

HE: Until I Find You by John Irving

DS: At the moment I am reading

HE: When China Rules the World by Martin Jacques

DS: I spend my leisure time

HE:  Playing piano, reading and practicing yoga.

DS: One sentence describing a lesson that you have learnt from being a diplomat

HE:  Diplomacy is a very serious assignment demanding a lot of courage, dedication, personal integrity, responsibility and humility..

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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