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New UK ambassador named for Cambodia

New UK ambassador named for Cambodia

The United Kingdom has appointed Mark Gooding as its new ambassador to Cambodia, according to a statement on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website. Gooding will succeed the incumbent ambassador, Andrew Mace, and is expected to take up his post in September. “I am honoured and delighted,” said Gooding in the statement. “The UK and Cambodia have strong shared interests in a variety of fields.” Gooding is currently serving as the Foreign Office’s deputy high commissioner to Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

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