2019-09-18 PN119 Department of State/DRL | Robert A. Destro, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. 09/18/2019 – Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 – 44. Record Vote Number: 289.
2019-09-11 PN104 Department of State/OFM | Stephen Akard, of Indiana, to be Director of the Office of Foreign Missions, with the rank of Ambassador. 09/11/2019 – Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 90 – 2. Record Vote Number: 270.
2019-09-17 PN127 Sweden | Kenneth A. Howery, of Texas, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Sweden. 09/17/2019 – Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 62 – 32. Record Vote Number: 285
2019-09-17 PN135 United Arab Emirates | John Rakolta, Jr., of Michigan, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the United Arab Emirates. 09/17/2019 – Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 63 – 30. Record Vote Number: 283.
Also confirmed for the International Bank for Reconstruction:
2019-09-12 PN505 International Bank for Reconstruction and Development | Jennifer D. Nordquist, of Virginia, to be United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a term of two years.
I'm excited to welcome Robert A. Destro as our new @StateDRL Assistant Secretary. His domestic and international advocacy experience will strengthen our efforts to promote respect for #HumanRights and fundamental freedoms as central objectives of our foreign policy. pic.twitter.com/F1DCBwW4wk
— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) September 21, 2019
Congratulations, Ambassador-designate Howery, on your confirmation! U.S. Embassy Stockholm looks forward to welcoming you to #Sweden very soon! 🇺🇸🇸🇪 pic.twitter.com/tiSQv4GlNN
— US Embassy in Sweden (@usembassysweden) September 17, 2019
We are pleased to announce the confirmation of Ambassador John Rakolta, Jr. of Michigan as United States Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.
نحن سعداء بالإعلان عن تأكيد تعيين السيد جون راكولتا سفيرًا للولايات المتحدة لدى دولة #الإمارات العربية المتحدة.#USAinUAE pic.twitter.com/J7tkQuaN8X
— US Mission to UAE (@USAinUAE) September 17, 2019