Tuesday, 28 September 2021, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany: Mexico’s newly accredited diplomatic head of mission in Germany, H.E. Ambassador Francisco Quiroga Fernández, was received at Hamburg’s historic City Hall by State Counsellor Almut Möller, Plenipotentiary to the German Federation, the European Union and for Foreign Affairs.
Mexico’s Honorary Consul in Hamburg Hans-Christian Sievers was also present during the bilateral encounter.
For Mexico Hamburg is a city of particular relevance, for the very first diplomatic mission of that North American country was opened in the port city back in 1831. Moreover Hamburg is host city to the the European Union – Latin America and Caribbean Foundation (EU-LAC), which fosters relations between the two geographical areas, and whose headquarters Ambassador Quiroga also visited during his trip to Hamburg.
Ambassador Francisco Quiroga Fernández was accredited before Federal President Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday, 1 September 2021. Previous to his ambassadorship he was Undersecretary for Mining at the Secretary of Economy. He speaks German and English in addition to his native Spanish. He is an economist by education, having graduated from the Autonomous University of Nuevo León, and having pursued masters in the subject at Yale University in the USA as well as at the University of Auckland in New Zealand.
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Embassy of the United Mexican States in the Federal Republic of Germany: https://embamex.sre.gob.mx/alemania/index.php/es/