SINGAPORE - Ms Teo Lay Cheng has been appointed Singapore's next Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia.
Ms Teo, who was the director of strategic communications at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) since 2017, will assume her new role on Jan 4, said MFA on Tuesday (Nov 24).
Chairman of Temasek Management Services Soo Kok Leng was also appointed Singapore's Non-Resident High Commissioner to the Republic of Maldives.
Previously, he was with information technology giant Hewlett Packard for almost 20 years and is currently strategic advisor for CapitaLand.
Meanwhile, Indonesia's ambassador to Singapore, Mr Suryo Pratomo presented his credentials to President Halimah Yacob at the Istana on Tuesday.
He is a former journalist who has held several key positions in Kompas, a major Indonesian newspaper, including editor-in-chief.
From 2017 to 2019, he also served as chief editor at Indonesia-based Metro TV. Since March this year, he has been part of Indonesia's Covid-19 task force.
In a separate ceremony on Tuesday, Egypt's ambassador to Singapore, Mr Mahmoud Assem ElMaghraby, also presented his credentials to President Halimah.
The career diplomat was previously secretary-general of the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo from October last year to last month.
Before that, he served as Egypt's Ambassador to Hungary between 2014 and 2018.