Premier Reiner Haseloff and Ambassador Pedro Raúl Villagra – Staatskanzlei Sachsen-Anhalt, B. Rulf.
Thursday, 9 January 2020, Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany: Premier Dr. Reiner Haseloff received the Ambassador of the Argentine Republic, H. E. Mr. Pedro Raúl Villagra Delgado, for his inaugural visit.
Both sides exchanged views on current issues, and expressed the hope that bilateral contacts can be expanded.
In 2018, goods worth almost 22 million euros were exported from Saxony-Anhalt to the South American state, while imports had a volume of almost nine million euros.
Vibrant education cooperation
The Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg is cooperating with the Universidad de Buenos Aires on the basis of a corresponding agreement. The Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg is cooperating with the Universidad Nacional del Sur in Bahia Bianca, the Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto in Córdoba, and the Universidad Nacional de La Matanza in San Justo. The Anhalt University of Applied Sciences has contractual relationships with the Universidad de Buenos Aires and the Universidad de Palermo.
The Gymnasium Landschulheim Grovesmühle in Veckenstedt has maintained an active partnership with the school Técnico No. 2 Obisco Colombres in Tucumán since 2017. The student exchange takes place regularly in rotation. In autumn 2019 15 students and two teachers were guests in Tucumán.