July 19, 2018

Ambassador Nabijon Kasimov in HH

Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg: Deputy Mayor of Hamburg and Senator Katharina Fegebank, in charge of the portfolios of Science, Research, and Equal Rights, welcomed to the historic City Hall, H.E. Ambassador Nabijon Kasimov of the Republic of Uzbekistan, who paid his courtesy visit to the Hamburg Senate after being accredited to Germany on 27 November 2017. Previous to taking office as ambassador to Germany, Nabijon Kasimov served as chairman of the association of private tourism organisations. For further information: Embassy of Uzbekistan to Germany: https://www.uzbekistan.de ————— Picture by Senate of Hamburg 

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Bentley premieres new film

 By Bentley Motors. 10 July 2018, Crewe, England, UK: Bentley Motors, founded on 10 July 1919, is entering its 100th year of creating the world’s most iconic Grand Tourers, and the British luxury brand is honouring decades of innovation, achievement and craftsmanship by releasing a short film ‘Together we are Extraordinary: The Story of Bentley Motors.’ From W.O. Bentley himself, right up to the new Continental GT, the film touches upon the extraordinary characters, sporting achievements and successful models through the decades. The film uses a striking combination of 3D-scanned actors turned into digital ‘metal’ sculptures; stylised archive imagery; and…

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Egypt regional WC partner

FIFA President Gianni Infantino & Minister of Tourism of Egypt, Rania Al Mashat – Picture by Travel Egypt. June 2018: The Arab Republic of Egypt is the offical African Regional Supporter for the 2018 FIFA World Cup; to mark the partnership FIFA President Gianni Infantino and the Egyptian Minister of Tourism H.E. Rania Al-Mashat met in Cairo for a signing of a memorandum of understanding. For further information: Egyptian Tourism: www.egypt.travel Minister of Tourism Rania Al-Mashat: https://www.weforum.org/people/rania-a-mashat

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Adria Airways from Hamburg to Ljubljana

Thursday, 19 April 2018, Hamburg Airport: Adria Airways inaugurated its line from the hanseatic city to Slovenia’s capital of Ljubljana, one of the few capitals that the airport did not hitherto served. Hamburg Airport wins thereby a new attractive line for business travellers and tourists alike but also a new airline, for Adria Airways was until then not active in Fuhlsbüttel. All in all there are 60 airlines represented at Hamburg Airport with 130 direct destinations, and 1000 with but a single transfer. For further information: https://www.hamburg-airport.de/de/10797.php# www.adria.si/de/

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NRW and Sichuan, 30 years partnership

Wednesday, 6-7 June 2018, Düsseldorf: NRW and the Chinese province of Sichuan have celebrated 30 years partnership with a high-ranking visit to Düsseldorf. Representing Premier Armin Laschet, State Secretary Mark Speich received the Sino delegation led by the General Director of the Organisational Department of the Communist Party in Sichuan, Huang Jianfa. Main topic of conversation was trade relations, and how to intensify them further but also topics concerning electro-mobility, industry 4.0, digitalisation and sustainable city development.  The Province of Sichuan is located in the west of mainland China, and borders the Tibetan high plateau. Its capital Chengdu is the centre of…

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Diplomatic Corps to Germany on jaunt to Bremen

Diplomatic Corps accredited to Germany accompanied by President Frank alter Tinmeier. Mayor of Bremen Carsten Sieling in July 3, 2018. Wednesday, 27 June 2018, Free Hanseatic City of Bremen: A 150 members delegation arrived in Bremen accompanied by Germany’s highest representative, the Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the Doyen of the Diplomatic Corps, Archbishop Dr. Nikola Eterović, Apostolic Nuncio, and business representatives who landed on time at 9,30am at Bremen Airport, and were welcomed by the President of the Bremen Senate and Mayor Carsten Sieling. Their first engagement was also related to airplanes; a visit to Airbus Group followed by a…

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Richard Grenell in Kiel

Daniel Günther and Richard Grenell – Picture by Staatskanzlei, Landesregierung Schleswig-Holstein. Friday, 15 June 2018, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein: US Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell paid a maiden visit Schleswig-Holstein, and met privately with the Bundesland’s Premier Daniel Günther at Government House. For Daniel Günther the main focus of the bilateral meeting was the city partnership of Kiel with San Francisco since last year. End of August 2018, the head of Chancery Dirk Schrödter, shall lead a delegation comprising 70 representatives from the fields of economy, science, research and politics to the Golden Gate Bridge City. After the warm welcome at Government House…

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Ecuadorian Ambassador Manuel Mejía Dalmau in Bremen

Ambassador Manuel Mejía Dalmau signs the guest book at Bremen’s City Hall © Senats press estelle. Friday, 20 April 2018, Free Hanseatic City of Bremen: The Mayor of Bremen Carsten Sieling received a courtesy call by Ecuador’s Ambassador to Germany, Manuel Mejía Dalmau, and the latter country’s Honorary Consul in Bremen Birgit Severin de Salinas. Both envoys were appointed in March of this year. The conversation focused on finding manners to increase ties between Bremen and Ecuador. Moreover, a brief solemn moment took place as Mayor Sieling officially handed Honorary Consul Severin de Salinas her exequatur, which allows her to be active in Bremen. She…

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Austrian-Bavarian bilateral meeting in Munich

Sebastian Kurz, Markus Söder and Austrian Ambassador Peter Huber – Picture by Team Kurz. Wednesday, 6 June 2018, Munich, Free State of Bavaria, Germany: In the framework of the European People’s Party summit hosted at Munich, the heads of government of the Republic of Austria, Sebastian Kurz and Bavaria, Dr. Markus Söder held a bilateral meeting. Three are the main topics for a deeper cooperation for Austria and Bavaria in a European context: a) A more efficient EU, less commissioners, and more funds for common EU projects including border protection. b) More interactive cooperation in migration: Both heads of government are…

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Buddhi Athauda presents credentials to Monaco

William Piccione, Albert II and Buddhi Athauda – Picture by Gouvernement Princier de Monaco. 29 May 2018, Principality of Monaco: Ambassador of Sri Lanka to France with concurrent accreditation to the Principality of Monaco, Buddhi K. Athauda presented credentials to HSH Sovereign Prince Albert II of Monaco a grand ceremony held at the Palais Princier de Monaco. During the cordial conversation that ensued, Ambassador Athauda extended greetings of President Maithripala Sirisena to Prince Albert II and apprised him of the progress made by Sri Lanka in the political and economic fronts including the steps taken by the Government to strengthen democracy, good governance and…

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