Inauguration of the Honorary Consulate
The festive inauguration of the Honorary Consulate of the Kingdom of Belgium in Opatija took place on Wednesday, April 25, in the Cultural Center Gervais.
H.E. Ambassador Philippe Benoit presented the new Honorary Consul, Mr. Ivan Kovačić.
As our Honorary Consul, Mr. Kovačić holds consular jurisdiction for Primorje-Gorski Kotar, Istria and Lika-Senj Counties (see above).
Earlier in the day, Ambassador Benoit and Mr. Kovačić, together together with Deputy Chief of Mission De Meyer and our Attaché
Antonio Garcia, met the Mayor of Opatija, Mr. Ivo Dujmić.
The inauguration evening was a success: the excellent musical performance of the Belgian musician Thomas Baeté was followed by a reception offering a selection of premium Belgian beers.