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The Committee of the German Bundestag for Economic Affairs and Energy visits Kuwait

The Committee of the German Bundestag for Economic Affairs and Energy, headed by Dr. Peter Ramsauer, visited Kuwait from 28 to 30 January 2017.

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Former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder visits Kuwait

Gerhard Schröder, former German Chancellor and Honorary President of the German Near and Middle East Association (NUMOV), visited Kuwait from 18 to 20 January 2017 heading a high-ranking economic delegation.

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Karlsruhe Concert Duo delighted its audience at Yarmouk Cultural Centre (YCC)

Pianist Dagmar Hartmann and cellist Reinhard Armleder, known as Karlsruhe Concert Duo, renowned for its many international awards, performed in Kuwait for the third time after visits in 2008 and 2012. This event was made possible by the well-established cooperation between the Embassy and Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah.

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Christmas bazar organized by the German Speaking Ladies of Kuwait (GLOK)

Under the patronage of His Excellency, the Ambassador of Germany to Kuwait Karlfried Bergner, for the fourth time the Christmas bazar organized by the German Speaking Ladies of Kuwait (GLOK) took place in the German Ambassador’s residence in Mishref on 25 November 2016.

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“Franco-German Education & Cultural Fair”

On 6th and 7th November 2016 the “Franco-German Education & Cultural Fair”, the first of its kind in the Gulf Region, took place in Arraya Center in Kuwait City. The official opening was attended prominently by the Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Bader Al-Issa, the French Ambassador Christian Nakhlé and the Chargés d'Affaires of the German Embassy Ruediger Zettel.

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Reception on the occasion of the German National Day

On 31 October 2016 Ambassador Karlfried Bergner held a reception on the occasion of the German National Day in his residence.

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German Ambassador handed over a commemorative plaque to the Kuwait House of National Works Museum

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait from the Iraqi invasion in 1991 Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Kuwait Eugen Wollfarth handed over a commemorative plaque to the Kuwait House of National Works Museum on 22 February. The plaque honours the substantial and generous aid Germany provided and allows interested members of the Kuwaiti public to gain a complete historical overview of the dramatic developments back then.

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Piano evening at the residence of the Ambassador

Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth and his wife invited high-ranking representatives of the host country, the economic sector and the diplomatic corps to a very special piano evening at the residence on 29 November 2015.

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Christmas bazar organized by the German Speaking Ladies of Kuwait (GLOK)

Under the patronage of His Excellency the Ambassador of Germany to Kuwait the 3rd annual Christmas bazar organized by the German Speaking Ladies of Kuwait (GLOK) took place in the Ambassador’s residence on 27 November 2015.

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25 years of German Unity - ceremonial reception in the Ambassador's residence

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of German Unity, Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth hosted  a solemn reception in his residence on 14 October 2015.

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Training for International Diplomats offered by the Federal Foreign Office

The Kuwaiti participant in the 14th Executive Seminar for Diplomats from the Middle East and North Africa paying a courtesy visit to Ambassador Wollfarth after having returned from Germany. 

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German Business Council Kuwait (GBCK) 10th Anniversary marked with reception in the Ambassador’s residence

The German Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth hosted a reception in his residence in Mishref on 18 May 2015 honoring GBCK and guests. The programme included academic and business elements.

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Christoph Strässer visited Kuwait

On 30 March Christoph Strässer, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, held talks with Ambassador Walid Al Khobaizi and also with Nawaf Al Hendal.

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Visit at Gulf University for Science & Technology (GUST)

On 29 March Horst Blasinger, cultural attaché at the German embassy, and Zeina Nseir, press section, visited the Gulf University for Science & Technology (GUST), which is Kuwait’s oldest private university.

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EU Joint Business Promotion Event

On 25 March the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and the European Union Delegation to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh jointly organized an EU Joint Business Promotion Event aiming to promote trade and business of EU countries in Kuwait.

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German Members of Parliament on visit to strengthen relations

A delegation of the parliamentary group of the German Bundestag (Parliament) “Arabic Speaking States of the Middle East” visited Kuwait from 14 until 16 February 2015. This was their first stop during their week-long tour through the region.

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Visit at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)

On 22 January 2015 Deputy Head of Mission Bernd Ganter met Dr Naji Mohamed Al-Mutairi, Director General of the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), and Dr Nader Al-Awadhi, Executive Commissioner for International Cooperation at KISR, in his capacity as counsellor for scientific and technological cooperation.

This picture shows the Ambassador at the opening of a newly designed show room of a local Kuwaiti trade partner.

Seal of quality “Made in Germany”

Seal of quality “Made in Germany” – the excellent reputation of Germany in Kuwait and the German Embassy’s contribution to the economic stimulation.

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“Deutsche Orgelwerke” at the Amricani Cultural Centre

A new cooperation between the German Embassy and Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah: German organist Christian Schmitt, recipient of multiple awards, held his concert “Deutsche Orgelwerke” at the Amricani Cultural Centre on Gulf Road on 11 January 2015 in front of a packed house.

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Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth awarded as “best Ambassador”

His Excellency Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth received a special award from the Kuwaiti media and economic sector on 29 December 2014. He was elected “best Ambassador” in the “TOP50” awards, which encompass a total of 50 different categories.

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Christmas Truce football game - remembering peace and international understanding through football

In memory of the 100th anniversary of the First World War Christmas Truce, a football match between the British and the German embassy took place at The Premier Goal Academy Kuwait on 13 December.

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Christmas bazar organized by the German Speaking Ladies of Kuwait (GLOK)

Under the patronage of His Excellency the Ambassador of Germany to Kuwait the annual Christmas bazar organized by the German Speaking Ladies of Kuwait (GLOK) took place in the Ambassador’s residence on 5 December 2014.

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Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall at the Residence with Sebastian Schunke

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth and his wife Ana Maria Wollfarth invited many high-ranking representatives of the host country and members of the diplomatic corps to a jazz concert at his residence on 24 November 2014 featuring the internationally known German pianist and composer Sebastian Schunke.

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Day of German Unity Celebration

On 15 October 2014 Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth held a reception on the occasion of the German National Day in his residence.

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Screening of the games of the German national team

Screening of the games of the German national team on the occasion of the football World Cup 2014 in the residence of the German Ambassador

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Christmas bazar organized by the German Speaking Ladies of Kuwait (GLOK)

Under the patronage of His Excellency the Ambassador of Germany in Kuwait, Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth, and his wife the annual Christmas bazar organized by the German Speaking Ladies of Kuwait (GLOK) took place in the Ambassador’s residence on 6 December 2013.

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Piano Recital at the residence with pianist Andreas Henkel

Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth and his wife invited to a Piano Recital at the residence on November 25, 2013.

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Reception on the occasion of the German National Day

On 2 October 2013 Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth held a reception on the occasion of the German National Day in his residence.

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German Ambassador presents Letter of Credentials

The German Ambassador to the state of Kuwait Eugen Wollfarth presented his credentials to the Amir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah On July 8, 2013 at Bayan-Palace.

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Inauguration of the Visa department

On 07.05.2013 the German Embassy held the official inauguration of its new Consulate and Visa department in Kuwait located in the Symphony Tower 2, 8th floor  (behind Missoni Hotel in Salmiya).

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100 German motorcycles for the police in Kuwait

Ambassador Frank M. Mann on May 20, 2013 participated in a handing over ceremony of 100 motorcycles manufactured in Germany for the Kuwait traffic police.