December 17, 2018

Cyprus Diplomats Meet Greet at its best !!!!

A Small island organizing a major event. H.E. Dr. Kyriacós Kouros, Ambassador of Cyprus and his spouse Mrs. Vassiliki Kinani-Kouros  hosted a very successful  Diplomats Meet & Greet last Thursday 8 May at Carlton Ambassador Hotel. One has to say that it was surprising to see Rubens Bar booked with so many diplomats a day having five (5) other big diplomatic events and pouring rain precisely at the time indicated on the invitation. But the turnout was awesome for all of us, 20+ head of diplomatic missions were present,  150+ diplomats, including  judges from international courts, officials from the Ministry of…

H.E. James Lambert to host Diplomats Meet Greet in March 6th

                            His Excellency James Lambert, Ambassador of Canada to the Netherlands will be hosting Diplomats Meet & Greet on Thursday, March 6th at Carlton Ambassador Hotel in The Hague, 6pm. This is announced to be a Canadian evening !!!

Diplomats Meet Greet, hosted by Colombia.

By Bonnie Klap — His Excellency Mr. Eduardo Pizarro Leongómez, Ambassador of Colombia, hosted this month’s  Diplomats Meet and Greet in the Carlton Ambassador Hotel. Despite the chilly Dutch weather outside,  this gathering had a  vibrant, South-American atmosphere.  A touch of Colombia could also be sampled,  as the Colombian Cocktail “Güipa,” was generously offered to every guest.  Güipa is a tasty cocktail made of Aguardiente, Lulo juice, ginger, mint and anis syrup.  The monthly Meet and Greet once again proved a great success for the diplomats to mingle and catch up in an informal setting.

Mongolia Diplomats Meet and Greet

H.E. Mr. Od Och, Ambassador of Mongolia,  spouse Mrs. Tsolmon Jadamba  and Ms. Maralgua Od, Ambassador’s daughter with members of the Khan Bogd ensemble. By Sheila Turabaz. Last November’s Diplomats Meet and Greet was centered around Mongolian culture in all its splendor. Organized by the Embassy of Mongolia in Brussels, Diplomat Magazine and the Diplomatic Card at the Carlton Ambassador Hotel, guests experienced enchanting Mongolia through live music performances and fantastic food. Guests were entertained with traditional Mongolian music, played by the Khan Bogd music ensemble, dressed in traditional Mongolian “deel” clothing . The traditional folk music of Mongolia has…

Diplomats Meet and Greet

On the picture Sheila Turabaz and H.E.  Mr. I Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja. Photography by Roy Strik . By Sheila Turabaz. On the 26th of October, the Carlton Ambassador Hotel once again served as the backdrop for the Diplomats Meet and Greet. This time, the much anticipated and well-attended networking event organized by Diplomat Magazine and the Diplomatic Card was organized in cooperation with the Embassy of Indonesia. An eclectic mix of representatives from the corps diplomatique, international organizations, the business sector and others mingled that evening whilst enjoying the finest Indonesian cuisine, such as the classics nasi goring, gado-gado and…

Uzbekistan Diplomats Meet & Greet: Cultural Hospitality at its Best

                            Holding a magnificent piece of adras, the Uzbek silk,  H.E. Konstantine Surguladze,  Ambassador of Georgia, H.E. Mr. Dilyor Khakimov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan H.E. Heidemaria Gurer, Ambassador of Austria, H.E. Vjosa Dobruna, Ambassador of Kosovo, H.E. Andrea Gustovic Ercegovac, Ambassador of Croatia and  H.E. Mr Youn Yun Lee, Ambassador of Korea.   The Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Brussels, surprised The Hague’s diplomat community with a grandiose reception to celebrate its 26th Anniversary, an example of the traditional Uzbek hospitality. The Senator Room of Carlton Ambassador…

Kazakhstan Diplomats Meet & Greet

On the picture Ambassador of Kazakhstan, H.E. Magzhan Ilyassov and spouse Mrs. Akmaral Aydarbekova.   By Roy Lie A Tjam. An extraordinary Diplomat Meet and Greet. Ambassador Magzhan Ilyassov Joyously welcomed his guests to the Ambassadors Room of the Carlton Ambassador Hotel The Hague. Attendees came from a broad diplomatic spectrum, among them Ambassadors and Embassy representatives of Russia, Belarus, USA, Cuba, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Iraq, Georgia, Kosovo, Austria, Bangladesh, Armenia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Hungary, Bosnia & Herzegovina, European Union, European Parliament, OPCW, International Courts. For additional Kim Vermaat’ pictures, please open the following link:https://www.flickr.com/photos/121611753@N07/albums/72157682635718110  Magzhan Ilyassov subsequently expressed thanks to those…

Lebanese Hospitality in a Memorable Diplomats Meet and Greet

Ms Abir Ali, H.E. Abdulaziz  Abohaimed, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, Mrs Marianne van Stekelenburg and H.E. Mr. Saywan Barzani, Ambassador of Iraq.   Once again Diplomat Magazine together with Carlton Ambassador and Diplomatic Card, organized a traditional Diplomats Meet and Greet in collaboration with the Embassy of Lebanon in The Hague. The highly recognized and respected diplomat, Ms. Abir Ali, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the Embassy, received her guests after a long day of work, but with her kind smile, she was able to make everyone feel the warmth of the famous Lebanese hospitality. The rhythm of the conversations combined with…

Diplomats Meet & Greet at Dutch AD

Diplomat Magazine achieved a record of 65 (sixty five) top class diplomatic events since June 23th, 2013, when it was launched by the diplomatic corps and the Mayor of The Hague at Carlton Ambassador Hotel. The most recent Diplomats Meet & Greet was successfully held at Carlton Ambassador last March 9th with an outstanding success in terms of quantity  of diplomats and heads of mission present. This time it was exclusively reserved for the diplomatic community. As the very first diplomatic magazine in the Netherland´s history, Diplomat Magazine was created with the purpose to enhance diplomat´s visibility and quality of life…

Special Diplomats’ Meet and Greet

Pictured, H.E. Mr. Adam M.J. Sadiq, Ambassador of Sri Lanka, H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Belal , Ambassador of Bangladesh, Ms Abir Ali, Chargé d’affair of Lebanon,  H.E. Andrea Gustovic Ercegovac, Ambassador of Croatia , H.E. I Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja, Ambassador of Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Hiroshi Inomata, Ambassador of Japan, H.E. Vjosa Dobruna, Ambassador of Kosovo, , H.E. Mr. Ahmad Nazri Yusof, Ambassador of Malaysia, H.E. J.S. Mukul, Ambassador of India,  H.E. Magzhan Ilyassov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan, H.E. Konstantine Surguladze, Ambassador of the Republic of Georgia and Roy Lie A Tjam, Diplomat Magazine.   By Joe Ray. Senior…