August 15, 2020

Colombia’s Knudsen Quevedo in maiden trip to Bremen

Captain Camilo Mauricio Gutiérrezin, Mayor Andreas Bovenschulte, Ambassador Hans Peter Knudsen Quevedo and Honorary consul Klaus Müller-Leiendecker.

Friday, 6 March 2020, Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, Germany:  Mayor Dr. Andreas Bovenschulte welcomed the ambassador of Colombia to Germany, H.E. Mr. Hans Peter Knudsen Quevedo, for his inaugural visit to the city hall. The top envoy signed the Golden Book of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen in the Senate Chair in the Upper Hall of the City Hall.

Afterwards an exchange of ideas took place in the Güldenkammer. Bovenschulte was pleased about the renewed registration of the Colombian sail training ship “Gloria” at the Sail 2020 in Bremerhaven. The “Gloria”, as a particularly beautiful sailing ship, is a highlight of the international windjammer festival from August 19 – 23, 2020.

Hans Peter Knudsen Quevedo has been in office as ambassador of Colombia since December 2018. The ambassador was accompanied by Honorary Consul Klaus Müller-Leiendecker and Captain Camilo Mauricio Gutiérrezin (Naval Attaché of the Embassy) to the City Hall, and likewise to the Bremen City-State Assembly (Landtag) as well as the Bremen Chamber of Commerce (IHK for Bremen and Bremerhaven).

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Picture by Senatpressestelle – Bremen

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