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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand

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Mr. Maris Sangiampongsa

Born November 19, 1958
Marital Status Married to Mrs. Kokan Sangiampongsa
Education - Bachelor of Arts (Politics and Government), Ramkhamhaeng University
- Master of Arts (International Relations), Ohio University, USA

Career

1986 - Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Attaché, Social Division, Department of International Organizations
1987 - Third Secretary, Social Division, Department of International Organizations
- Third Secretary, Department of Information
1988 - Third Secretary, Social, Cultural and Information Division, Department of ASEAN Affairs
1989 - Third Secretary, Royal Thai Embassy, Brussels
- Second Secretary, Royal Thai Embassy, Brussels
1992 - First Secretary, Royal Thai Embassy, Brussels
1993 - First Secretary, Secretariat to the Department of ASEAN Affairs
1994 - First Secretary, Office of the Secretary to the Minister
1995 - First Secretary, Division of International Economic Affairs, Department of Economic Affairs
1998 - Counsellor, Division of International Economic Affairs, Department of Economic Affairs
2001 - Minister-Counsellor, Royal Thai Embassy, Vientiane (Assigned to the Secretariat of the Prime Minister)
2004 - Minister, Royal Thai Embassy, Berlin (Assigned to the Secretariat of the Prime Minister)
2006 - Minister, Royal Thai Embassy, Berlin (Assigned to the Office of Permanent Secretary)
2007 - Minister, Royal Thai Embassy, Berlin
2009 - Minister, Royal Thai Embassy, Paris (Assigned to the Department of South Asian, Middle East and African Affairs)
- Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Thailand to Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
2011 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Thailand to the Commonwealth of Australia
2015 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Thailand to New Zealand
2018 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Thailand to Canada
2019 -  Retired

Decorations

2015 - Knight Grand Cordon (Special Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant
2011 - The Chakrabarti Mala Medal
2010 - Knight Grand Cordon (Special Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand
2007 - Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant
2004 - Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand
2003 - Knight Commander (Second Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant
1998 - Knight Commander (Second Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand
1994 - Commander  (Third Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant
1991 - Commander (Third Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand