Thursday, 15 July 2021, Munich, Free State of Bavaria, Germany: Bavaria’s Premier Dr. Markus Söder and the Head of Bavarian Chancellery, Dr. Florian Herrmann, Minister of Federal and Media Affairs, welcomed a delegation of ambassadors from the Asia-Pacific region in a visit organised by the German Asia-Pacific Business Association (Ostasiatischer Verein).
The discussion with the ambassadors, and subsequent reception was based upon the possibilities to expand bilateral trade, and cultural exchanges between Bavaria and the larger Asia-Pacific region.
With exports worth €28.6 billion to countries such as Japan, New Zealand, Singapore or India, Germany’s most important trading partners outside Europe are lie in the Asia-Pacific region.
For further information
German Asia-Pacific Business Association: https://www.oav.de
Bavarian Government: https://www.bayern.de/staatskanzlei/staatsminister-dr-florian-herrmann/
On the picture from bottom to top, from left to right:
Dr. Florian Herrmann, Head of Bavarian Chancellery; Prof. Dr. Ing. Axel Stepken, Chairman of the German Asia-Pacific Business Association; Dr. Markus Söder, Premier of Bavaria; Indonesia’s Ambassador Dr. Arif Havas Oegroseno.
1st stars: Laos’ Ambassador Phomma Boutthavong; Mongolia’s Ambassador Ganbat Bontoi Damba.
3rd row to the right, Brunei Darussalam’s Ambassador Pengiran Hajah Krtini Pengiran Haji Tahir.
4th row to the left, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador Manori Premila Unambuwe.
6th row Cambodia’s Ambassador Phen Savny; New Zealand’s Ambassador Rupert Holborow.
Left side of the stairway: Singapore’s Ambassador Laurence Bay; Japan’s Ambassador Yanagi Hidenao; Bangladesh’s Ambassador Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan; Viêt Nam’s Ambassador Dr. Nguyễn Minh Vũ.