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Added 19 May 2019

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Acting Governor General Sir Kenneth Hewitt (second right) and Lady Hewitt (right) with German Ambassador Holger Michael (second left) and his wife Hilary (left). (Picture by Reco Moore.)

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Holger Michael and his wife Hilary recently hosted Government officials, diplomats, honorary Consuls and other guests to a reception marking the 70th anniversary of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Acting Governor General Sir Kenneth Hewitt and Lady Hewitt were guests of honour.

In his brief address Michael lauded the 52-year-old relationship between Germany and Barbados and highlighted their co-operation in the fight against the effects of climate change. The Ambassador said Germany was ready to pass on its experiences in the area of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

He also thanked Barbadians for “so warmly receiving more than 10 000 German tourists” every year.

The Royal Westmoreland Beach Club at Mullins Beach, St Peter, was the venue. (GC)

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