HONORARY CONSULS MEETING IN ROME
Tonio Casapinta, Honorary Consul General attended the meeting of the Honorary Consuls for Italy and Malta held at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Rome on the 3rd March 2016.
The meeting, the first for the new Czech Ambassador H.E. Hana Hubackova, included an address by Her Excellency, followed by presentations from the various Embassy Officials related to Commercial, Cultural, Touristic and Consular activities. Various Consuls attended the meeting. The meeting ened with lunch hosted by H.E. The Ambassador. This event carried particular importance for the Czech Consulate in Malta, due to the forthcoming EU Presidency of the Council headed by Malta starting January 2017. The Presidency of the Council rotates among the EU member states every 6 months. During this 6-month period, the presidency chairs meetings at every level in the Council, helping to ensure the continuity of the EU's work in the Council.