January 19, 2019

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Dr. Peter Huber introduced to Hamburg

Monday, 22 October 2018, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg: Austrian head of mission to Germany, Dr. Peter Huber, paid a courtesy visit to Hamburg’s First Mayor Dr. Peter Tschentscher after his accreditation to Germany on 15 December 2017. Ambassador Dr. Peter Huber previously had served as Austria’s top envoy to the Kingdom of Spain and the Principality of Andorra(non-resident). Dr. Huber is a jurist holding a PhD from the University of Innsbruck. The visitfocused on bilateral relations with Austria as well as the then Austrian presidency of the European Council. For further information: https://www.bmeia.gv.at/oeb-berlin/ueber-uns/der-botschafter/

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Per Thöresson officially visits Hamburg

Thursday, 13 December 2018, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg: HE Ambassador Per Thöresson (Kingdom of Sweden to the Federal Republic of Germany) paid his first official courtesy visit to the First Mayor of Hamburg, the Social Democrat Dr. Peter Tschentscher after being accredited to Germany on 9 March 2017. In addition to the outstanding economic relations between Sweden and Hamburg, the both states look back to a rich common history due to the fact that various Swedish cities once belonged to the Hanseatic Union. For further information: https://www.swedenabroad.se/de/botschaften/deutschland-berlin/ https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schwedische_Botschaft_in_Berlin

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Baron Willem Van de Voorde’s courtesy visit to HH

Friday, 16 November 2018, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg: Belgium’s top envoy to Germany, H.E. Ambassador Baron Willem Van de Voorde, paid a visite de courtoisie to the First Mayor of Hamburg, Dr. Peter Tschentscher (Social Democrat) seconded by the City-State’s  State Secretary, Dr. Annette Tabbara, Plenipotentiary to the Federation, the European Union and for Foreign Affairs. Baron Willem Van de Voorde who was accredited to the German Federal Republic on 20 September 2018 was accompanied by his country’s  Honorary Consul Rainer Schöndube. Ambassador Van de Voorde is a career diplomat previously having served in Vienna as head of mission…

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Karabakh football team

                            By Narmina Madanova. Obviously, football is a team sport.  How many followers Promotes teamwork, discipline and peace! Refugees ‘and IDPs’ kids and grandkids who have lost their grandpas, fathers and so on during war are united around the sport supporting peace and the local team from Aghdam Karabakh who played against Sporting Portugal in UEFA. They might have lost their very close and distant relatives during Armenian aggression, but they have not lost the hope that one day their football team, Karabakh will be bootable to play…

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Silk Visa programme launched 

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan are due to launch in February 2019 a  “Silk Visa” general scheme as announced by the Acting First Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism of Uzbekistan, Ulugbek Kasimkhodzhaev. Kasimkhodzhaev noted that other countries in the region are also showing interest in this project, amongst them neighbouring Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. At the same time, Kazakhstan has tabled to connect Azerbaijan and Turkey to this project. Central Asia, as it is defined today, is comprised of five former Soviet republics: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. All in all, Central Asian countries constitute a large region with a population…

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Exceptional year for Turkish tourism

Preliminary figures show that 2018 will be extraordinary year for Turkey, this year welcoming around 36 million tourists, representing a revenue of $ 35 billions. ——————- Photography by Turkish Media.  

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Pakistan to relax visa policy

December 2018: Pakistan is planning to ease visa restrictions for visitors from 55 countries, including most European Union states, in a bid to revive tourism that was devastated by Islamist violence in the fallout from the 9/11 attacks in the United States. The news arrived after Portugal this month declared Pakistan safe for travel, while France has also relaxed its advisory on travel to the South Asian nation. Security has since improved dramatically, with militant attacks down sharply in the mainly Muslim country of 208 million people. Potentially restarting tourism has been one of the most talked about stratagems of…

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‘Have a Royal Winter’ in the city of The Hague, with great activities and events

“Have A Royal Winter’ is the festive winter programme of The Hague, the winter city of the Netherlands. Here’s a selection: the Royal Christmas Fair, the Grand Christmas Cirque and Carnivale, skating and toboggans rinks near the impressive Kurhaus building, shopping in beautifully decorated downtown areas, the New Year’s eve shows, concerts and museums, light art inside the Kurhaus and Ridderzaal, the bonfire and traditional Unox New Year’s dive. Everyone will have a blast regardless of age or budget. Enjoy the experience and Have yourself a Royal Winter…   A CITY FULL OF LIGHT The city of The Hague is…

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Saxony’s Premier Kretschmer encounters Nordic ambassadors

                            Friis Petersen (Denmark), Per Thöresson (Sweden), Michael Kretschmer (Saxony), Ritva Koukku-Ronde (Finland), Petter Ølberg (Norway), Martin Eyjólf. Monday, 26 November 2018, Berlin, Complex of the Nordic embassies, Tiergarten: The Premier of the Free State of Saxony, Michael Kretschmer, paid a visit to the Pan Nordic Building (felleshus) of the Nordic embassies complex in Berlin to hold talks with the five Nordic ambassadors in topic concerning multilateral Saxony-Nordic countries cooperation, trade and politics. Normally ambassadors resident in Berlin pay courtesy visits to the premiers of the German…

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Courtesy call of Ambassador Al-Bader to Pakistani mission

On he picture Ambassador Najeeb Al-Bader and Ambassador Jauhar Saleem – Picture by Embassy of Pakistan in Berlin. Thursday, 1 November 2018, Berlin, Embassy of Pakistan to Germany: HE the Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Germany, Najeeb Al-Bader paid a courtesy call upon his Pakistani colleague HE Ambassador Jauhar Saleem. Issues concerning bilateral ties as well as regional and economic issues vis-à-vis Germany were discussed by the two heads of mission. Ambassador Al-Bader was accredited on 20 September 2018 at Bellevue Castle by German Federal President Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier. He previously served as ambassador to the Commonwealth of…

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