TBILISI, DFWatch — Ambassador David Moran on January 14 began work as the temporary trustee of the UK to Georgia, the UK embassy in Tbilisi informs.

On his arrival, Moran said he was pleased to be in Georgia and to start working and living in this beautiful country.

He has been ambassador to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan (non-resident) and Uzbekistan, and has also worked in Nairobi, Moscow and Paris.

Moran will stay in Georgia for six months. Afterwards, a new UK ambassador will replace him.

Judith Gough was appointed as Ambassador of the UK to Georgia in 2010. UK ambassadors are replaced every three years.