Amélia Matos Sumbana became ambassador of Mozambique to the United States on Nov. 4, 2009.
Ambassador Sumbana previously served as a member of the National Parliament (1994-2009) as well as secretary of the Central Committee for International Relations of the FRELIMO Party (1997-2006). In addition, she was a founding member of the Mozambique Red Cross and has served as its deputy president (2000-04). Ambassador Matos has also held posts at the Ministry of Education and Culture as well as the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
The ambassador completed her higher education at the Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo.
She is fluent in Portuguese, English, French, Spanish and Tsonga.
Ambassador Sumbana is married to Adriano Fernandes Sumbana and has four children.
Embassy of Mozambique
1990 M St., NW #570
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 293-7146
Fax: (202) 835-0245
Last Edited on April 2, 2011