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Ambassador Aleksandr MIKHNEVICH

Born in Minsk on 24 December 1953.
Graduate, Physics and Engineering Institute (automatics and electronics) (Moscow, 1977), USSR Foreign Trade Academy (Moscow, 1986).

1977-1979 Engineer, “Integral” Company, Minsk
1979-1983 Chief elective positions in youth organizations, Minsk
1983-1986 Student of the USSR Foreign Trade Academy, Moscow
1986-1988 Head of Unit, Belarusian Research Institute of Scientific and Technical Information and Technical and Economic Research, State Planning Committee of the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic
1988-1995 Head of Division, Head of Department of Foreign Economic Relations, Ministry of Light Industry of the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic reorganized into Belarusian Light Industry Concern “Bellegprom”
1995-2000    First Vice-Chairman, Concern “Bellegprom”
2000-2006 Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
2006-2012 Ambassador to the United Kingdom, non-resident Ambassador to Ireland
2012-2016 First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
since June 2016 Ambassador-Designate to Belgium and Luxembourg with residence in Brussels, Permanent Representative to the EU and NATO
14 September 2016 presented Letters of Credence to the King of the Belgians Philippe

Decorated with the Order of Merit, Medal for Distinguished Labour, other national decorations.
Languages: Russian, Belarusian, English, Polish.
Married. Has a son and two grandchildren.