The Government of Dominica has appointed His Excellency Ambassador Hubert J. Charles as Resident Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.

The appointment follows a decision by Dominica to establish a diplomatic presence in the United Arab Emirates and to further develop the bilateral relations that exist between the two countries.

As Resident Ambassador to The United Arab Emirates, Ambassador Charles will work closely with the Ministry of Foreign & CARICOM Affairs to ensure effective implementation of Dominica’s foreign policy while, representing Dominica’s interests as well as the interests of its nationals residing in the United Arab Emirates and neighboring countries.

Ambassador Charles comes with a wide range of experience having served as Special Adviser to the Minister for Foreign and CARICOM Affairs from September 2016 to January 21st, 2019.

He also was the National Coordinator for Dominica to the Community of Caribbean and Latin American States (CELAC) as well as the Ambassador of the Commonwealth of Dominica to the United States and Permanent Representative of Dominica to the Organization of American States.

Ambassador Charles will formally commence his duties following the presentation of his credentials to the authorities in the United Arab Emirates.

Diplomatic relations were established between the Commonwealth of Dominica and the United Arab Emirates on December 17, 2014.