The Government of the Republic of Singapore, with the agreement of the Government of the Argentine Republic, has appointed Mr Nicolas Martin Caputo as Singapore's Honorary Consul-General in Buenos Aires, Argentina with jurisdiction throughout the territory of the Argentine Republic.

Singapore has thus far been represented in Argentina by our Non-Resident Ambassador to Argentina, Dr Sydney Michael Hwang. Mr Caputo's appointment will further strengthen Singapore's bilateral ties with Argentina.

Mr Caputo, 58, is an executive member of the Argentine Chamber of Construction, Vice-president of MERVAL (Mercado de Valores de Buenos Aires S.A.) and Vice-president of BYMA (Bolsas y Mercados Argentinos). He is also a shareholder of CAPUTO S.A.I.C.y F. and Mirgor S.A.

Through his appointment as Honorary Consul-General, Mr Caputo will perform important representational duties and notarial functions as well as extend consular assistance to Singaporeans. The address of the Singapore Consulate-General in Buenos Aires is as follows:

Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore

Address: MiAones 2177 - (C1428AAD)

Buenos Aires

Republic of Argentina

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 11.00 am - 2.00pm and 3.00pm to 6.00 pm

Telephone: +54 11 4896 8571

Fax: +54 11 4896 8500 � int 209

E-mail :

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore