At an official reception last night in Dubrovnik Ivan Gjurasic was appointed as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Albania in Dubrovnik.
The new consulate in Dubrovnik was opened by the His Excellency the Ambassador of the Republic of Albania in Croatia Ilir Melo. And the event was also attended by other members of the diplomatic corps in Dubrovnik: the Honorary Consul of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mark Thomas, the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Italy, Frano Bongi, the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Hungary, Katja Bakija, and the Honorary Consul of Denmark, Vlaho Djurkovic.
Speaking on the occasion the Ambassador recalled the deeply interwoven historical connections between Dubrovnik and Albania since the time of the Dubrovnik Republic.
In his inaugural speech, the new honorary consul announced that he would do his best to strengthen cooperation at an economic and cultural level and of course in the field of tourism.