F.U.E.C.H. – Managing Board Meeting in Tirana, Albania, 17.4. – 19.4.2015

On 17.4. morning the Board of F.U.E.C.H. had been welcomed by the Austrian Ambassador to Albania Ambassador Dr. Thomas Schnöll, who was interested in the aims of F.U.E.C.H. as well as pointed out, that Austria is supporting its Honorary Consuls worldwide in order to make use out of the important network provided by the Honoraray Consuls to the Austrian Government as well as to its citizens and business community.


The F.U.E.C.H.-Board Members as well as Honorary Consuls from Member Associations then had been welcomed in the evening by the President of the „Association of Honorary Consuls in Albania“ Hon. Consul Dr. h.c. Yili Ndroqi on the occasion of  a festive Dinner hosted by the Consular Corps of Albania at Hotel Tirana International. F.U.E.C.H.-President Hon. Consul General Dr. W. Breitenthaler thanked the host for organising the meeting and side-events so well and had the honour to also welcome the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure of Albania and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Edmond Haxhinasto as well as the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs H.E. Qirjako Qirko, representing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, who had to leave for U.S. this evening. The Secretary General as well as the Minister for Transport appreciated very much the meeting of F.U.E.C.H. in Tirana and expressed their ongoing support to the work of Honorary Consuls in Albania and Europe.


The Board-Meeting was held on 18.4. at Hotel Rogner Europapark, located in the Government-District of Tirana. Among other items the Board followed the wish of Vice-President Willy Deswaef to appoint Hon. Consul Jean-Jaques Baron Haus as his successor as Vice-President of F.U.E.C.H. as well as representative of B.C.U. in the General Assembly of F.U.E.C.H..


After Lunch the Board-Members and guests had been guided by President Hon. Consul Dr.h.c. Ndroqi to the nearby Parliament, where they had been received by the President of Parliament H.E. Ilir Meta, who expressed his appreciation about the visit of F.U.E.C.H. to Albania and the membership of the Albanian Consuls Association in this European organisation of Honorary Consuls. Following a visit to the National Museum in Tirana the  F.U.E.C.H.-Delegation enjoyed an excellent Dinner in the ancient city of Durres.

Welcome at Hotel Tirana International by President Hon. Consul Dr. h.c. Yili Ndroqi

Minister for Transport and Infrastructure and former Minister of Foreign Affairs

H.E. Edmond Haxhinasto is welcoming the F.U.E.C.H. – Board Members and Guests

Vice-President Hon. Consul J.-J. Baron Haus, Secretary General Hon. Consul General Mrs. Edlira Cepani

Chancellor at Consulate of Mexico Frans van Lanschot

President Hon. Consul Dr. h.c. Yili Ndroqi is addressing the F.U.E.C.H. – Board Meeting

F.U.E.C.H. – Managing Board Meeting, 18.4.2015

Meeting with the President of Parliament H.E. Ilir Meta at the Head Office of Parliament

F.U.E.C.H.-Delegation and President of CC-Albania in Parliament


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