The Honorary Consulate of Kazakhstan opened in Slovenia
The event was attended by representatives of the Foreign Ministry of Slovenia, the heads of Maribor city, business and cultural circles, the consular corps and media.
Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Austria and Slovenia Kairat Sarybay awarded honorary consul Gorazd Sifrer with a consular commission, expressing confidence that he will contribute to the strengthening of ties between the countries. The Kazakh diplomat told about the prospects of bilateral cooperation with Slovenia and emphasized Kazakhstan’s interest in further expansion of cooperation in various spheres.
Head of Department for Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia, Slovenian Foreign Minister Andrey Pukart Martinec welcomed the establishment of the Honorary Consulate of Kazakhstan in Maribor, and noted the country’s interest in deepening the partnership with Kazakhstan.
G. Sifrer, a prominent lawyer and public figure, expressed his readiness to make efforts to strengthen the friendly relations between the two countries.
According to the MFA of Kazakhstan, an exhibition of paintings of Kazakh artists and performance of young Kazakhstan musicians, trained in European conservatories, was held at the Library of University of Maribor within the opening of the Honorary Consulate.
It should be reminded that Maribor is the second largest city in Slovenia and one of the largest economic and cultural centers of the country.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan