Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014

Arab Ambassadors meet Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia

The Arab ambassadors accredited to Germany on Monday, June 23, 2014 met with North Rhine-Westphalia state premier Hannelore Kraft. The meeting was organized by the German-Arab Friendship Society (DAFG) in cooperation with the Arab diplomatic corps.

Along with a number of state ministers the ambassadors discussed opportunities for cooperation between NRW and the Middle East region in areas such as energy policy and education.

During their two-day visit, the Arab ambassadors also visited vehicle manufacturer Brabus, energy company E.ON and steel company ThyssenKrupp as well as the Aachen University for applied sciences.

The Arab ambassadors also took this opportunity to visit an exhibition on Charles the Great which takes place this year in the city of Aachen as part of the celebrations marking the 1200th anniversary of the emperor.