of the Association
All Consular appointments are made on the authority
of the respective Governments, and are confirmed by a Letter of Appointment signed
by the Head of the Sending State or its Foreign Minister, after having been approved
by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
The Welsh Diplomatic Corps now includes the representatives of 29 countries, 28 of them are based in Wales, namely Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Iceland, Jordan, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand and Tunisia. The Welsh Affairs Officer of the United States of America is based at the U.S. Embassy in London.