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Transcript 2867

APPOINTMENT OF AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON

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Whitlam, Gough

Period of Service: 05/12/1972 to 11/11/1975

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Release Date: 26/03/1973

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 2867

R 7 NQ DATE
M/ 59 26 March 1975
APPOINTMENT OF AMBASSADOR TO TEBANON
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Whitlam,
announced today that Mr P. N. B. Hutton had been appointed
0 Australian Ambassador to Lebanon. Mr Hutton will succeed
Mr H. N. Truscott, who will return to Canberra to take up
duties in the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Mr Hutton, who was born in 1928, was educated
Sat St Virgil's College, Hobart, and the University of
Tasmania. He joined the Department of Foreign Affairs in
1949 and has served in Bangkok, Rangoon, Ottawa, Noumea,
SJakarta and Geneva. Mr Hutton has been High Commissioner
in Lagos since May 1970. He is married and has five
children.

Transcript 2867