Monday, 7 February 2022, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany: Ireland’s Ambassador in Germany, Dr Nicholas O’Brien was received for a working and acquaintance call by Hamburg’s First Mayor Dr. Peter Tschentscher at the historic City Hall.
The meeting likewise served as follow-up to the earlier encounter between O’Brien and State Counsellor Almut Möller, Plenipotentiary to the German Federation, the European Union and for Foreign Affairs, that transpired on 16 October 2020 at the Representation of the City-State of Hamburg located in Berlin-Mitte.
The two dignitaries exchanged of views as to the strength of the relationship between Hamburg and the Republic of Ireland through trade, as both sides acknowledged trade is central to the success of their economies. In a post-Brexit Europe, they recognised the potential to deepen trading and cultural links.
Ambassador Dr O’Brien toured the City Hall, and was rather impressed with its pulchritude. He was accompanied by Irish Honorary Consul Dr. Michael Fisser. State Counsellor Almut Möller was likewise present during the meeting.
During his journey to Hamburg, Ambassador O’Brien was also received by the Speaker of Hamburg City-State Assembly, Carola Veit and signed the Honorary Guestbook thereto.
For further information:
Irish Embassy in Germany:https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/Germany/