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ZAGREB, 11 June 2014

Floods in Croatia - the situation analysis on 10 June 2014

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ZAGREB, 30 May 2014

Floods in Croatia and the region - the situation analysis on 28 May 2014

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ZAGREB, 23 May 2014

How can you donate money for help flooded areas (from Croatia and from abroad)

There are two separate accounts:

FROM ABROAD (foreign currency):

Embassies, Representations of international organisations, companies and citizens from abroad.

BANK:
Hrvatska narodna banka
Trg hrvatskih velikana 3
Zagreb 10000
Hrvatska

SWIFT CODE:
NBHRHR2XXXX

IBAN CODE:
HR12 1001 0051 8630 00160

USER:
Ministry of Finance of Croatia
Katančićeva 5
Zagreb 10000
Croatia

REMITTANCE INFORMATION:
65 7099-043-721 POMOĆ SLAVONIJI


FROM CROATIA (domestic currency – kuna):

PRIMATELJ:
Državni proračun RH

BROJ RAČUNA PRIMATELJA, IBAN:
HR121001005-1863000160

MODEL:
65

POZIV NA BROJ ODOBRENJA:
7099-043-721-OIB-uplatitelja
(OIB uplatitelja nije obavezan)

OPIS PLAĆANJA:
POMOĆ SLAVONIJI

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ŽUPANJA, 23 May 2014

Health risk prevention top priority, say Pusić, Georgieva

(Hina) - The first job after the floods which have hit eastern Croatia is to help with the accommodation of the people who had to leave their homes while the houses are being cleaned up and made fit for use, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Vesna Pusić said in Osijek on Friday.

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AMMAN, 6 March 2014

The Croatian consular day in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan will be held in Amman on March 24, 2014 from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m. at the:

Al - Yanabee St. 26
Branch from Al-Wekalat St.Sweifieh Habaybeh Center, First floor
P.O. Box 17213, Amman 11195 Jordan
Tel: 00 962 79 559 9393
Fax: 00 962 6 582 5661

Telephone number of the Croatian Embassy in Cairo
00 202 273 83 155 or  00 201 281 400 344

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RAMALLAH, 6 March 2014

The Croatian consular day in Palestine will be held in Ramallah on March 25. and 26., 2014 from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m. at the:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Palestine
El Bira el Balue, in front of compound of Courts
Ramallah, West Bank
Tel: 00970 2242 5040

Telephone number of the Croatian Embassy in Cairo
00 202 273 83 155 or  00 201 281 400 344

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AMMAN, 3 February 2014

The Croatian consular day in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, supposed to be held in Amman on February 13 2014, will be postponed. Croatian Embassy in Egypt will announce the new date of consular day on this website.

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ZAGREB, 13 January 2014

Pursuant to the Government’s decision, starting with 1 January 2014 until the Republic of Croatia fully applies the provisions of the Schengen acquis, all aliens holders of valid Schengen documents do not require an additional (Croatian) visa for entry and short-term stay in Croatia.

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CAIRO, 11 March 2013

The Croatian consular day, in the United Arab Emirates, will be held in Dubai on April 3 and 4, 2013 from 10am to 1 pm at the Al Rafid Tourism LLC, Irish village, Khalifa Al Nabooda Blgd. Office, no 405, Al Garhoud.

Tel 00 971 4 282 8859

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ANNOUNCEMENT

1 October 2012

Beirut, 1 October, 2012


Consular day will be held as follows:

October 11th, 2012, from 9-14 hours at the Jounieh highway...

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30 April 2012

Consular days will be held on May 17, 2012 in Al Maadeed Street, CTBA Building, Doha Qatar from 10 am to 1 pm.

Contact phone: +974 33 90 4921

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KAIRO, 18 January 2012

The Croatian consular day, in the United Arab Emirates, will be held on February 6, 2012 from 10am to 1 pm at the Al Rafid Tourism LLC, Irish village, Khalifa Al Nabooda Blgd. Office, no 405, Al Garhoud

Tel: 00971 4 282 8859

 

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ANNOUNCEMENT

AMMAN, BEIRUT, 26 October 2011

Consular days will be held as follows:

Jordan

November 14th, 2011 10h - 13h in the Honorary Consulate in Amman, Al - Yanabee St. 26, branch from Al-Wekalat St.Sweifieh Habaybeh Center, Floor 1
P.O. Box 17213, Amman 11195 Jordan

Lebanon

November 15th, 2011 10h - 13h at the Jounieh highway, former Fares Foundation Building, Floor 2, Facing Sultan Bakry, Jounieh, Lebanon. Tel: 00 961 3 88 50 50

 

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AMMAN, 10 July 2011

Consular days in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan will be held soon.
The Embassy kindly asks the clients to notify the consular services they need at:
e-mail: croemb.cairo@mvpei.hr or telephone number: 00 20 2 2738 3528 / 29.

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CAIRO, 4 April 2011

The Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Arab Republic of Egypt Mr. Darko Javorski, presented on April 4, 2011 his credentials to H.E. Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, Head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

 

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DOHA, QATAR, 7 March 2011

The Croatian Consular day in the State of Qatar will be held on March 21, 2011 from 10 am to 2 pm at the city of Doha,  Movenpick Hotel Doha, Corniche Road, P.O. Box 24220, close to the National Museum of Islamic Art.

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DUBAI, UAE, 7 March 2011

The Croatian consular day, in the United Arab Emirates, will be held on March 23,2011 from 10am to 1 pm at the office Al Rafid Tourism LLC, Irish village, Khalifa Al Nabooda Blgd. Office, no 405, Al Garhoud.

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CAIRO, 2 December 2010

Croatian Prime Minister, Mrs. Jadranka Kosor, accompanied by members of the Croatian official delegation and H.E. Ambassador of Croatia to Egypt, Mr. Dražen Margeta, met on December 1, 2010, during her official visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt, her host, Egyptian Prime Minister, Mr. Ahmed Nazif.

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CAIRO, 2 December 2010

On December 1, 2010, the Croatian Prime Minister Mrs. Kosor was received by Egyptian Parliament Speaker, Dr. Ahmad Fathi Sorour, whom she thanked for his cordial welcome.

 

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CAIRO, 2 December 2010

The Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor met with Amr Mohammed Moussa, Secretary-General of the Arab League, on December 2, 2010.

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CAIRO, 2 December 2010

Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor, accompained by H.E. Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Arab Republic of Egypt, met on Thursday, December 2, 2010 with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to discuss political relations between the two countries and ways of boosting economic cooperation.

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CAIRO, 1 December 2010

Addressing a business forum in Cairo on December 1, 2010, Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor called on Egyptian business people to invest in Croatia in sectors of power industry, water management, tourism and transport.

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CAIRO, 1 December 2010

The Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (HBOR) and the Export Development Bank of Egypt have signed a cooperation agreement as part of a two-day visit of a Croatian delegation led by Prime Minister Mrs. Jadranka Kosor o Cairo and a Croatian-Egyptian economic forum in the Egyptian capital.

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EL SHATT, 2 November 2010

On the occasion of All Saints day, H.E. Mr. Dražen Margeta, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Arab Republic of Egypt, commemorated the Croatian World War II victims buried in the Croatian Refugees Cemetery in El Shatt on the Sinai Peninsula.

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CAIRO, 29 October 2010

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia, H.E. Mr. Dražen Margeta participated on October 28, 2010 at the opening ceremony of the "Cairo Meeting" held at the Hall of Cairo University. The "Cairo Meeting" was an international cultural event held under the slogan "Beauty: space for the dialogue".

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KAIRO, 21 October 2010

The Croatian theater group Ivana Brlić Mažuranić from the City of Slavonski Brod participated in the Cairo International Festival of the Experimental Theater held in Cairo from October 10 – 20, 2010.

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MUSCAT, OMAN, 17 October 2010

On behalf of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Mr. Ivo Josipović, PhD., on October 16, 2010, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Sultanate of Oman seated in Cairo, Mr. Dražen Margeta has handed to Mr. Juma Darwish Al Bulushi the original of the Letter of Appointment of the President of the Republic of Croatia that nominates Mr. Al Bulushi as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Croatia in the Sultanate of Oman with the seat in Muscat.

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PALMYRA, SYRIA, 8 October 2010

The Prime Minister of Syria, HE Mr. Mohamed Naji Al-Ottri, visited on October 7, 2010 the field of the Hayan gas processing plant that belongs to Hayan Petroleum Company, a joint company between the Croatian INA NAFTAPLIN Company and Syrian General Petroleum Company.

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ALEXANDRIA, 4 October 2010

The Croatian Artist Mrs. Zrinka Cvitešić has been awarded as the best actress for playing the role of a young woman torn between her love and her resistance to fundamentalism in the Bosnian-Herzegovinian film “On the Path". Also, the cinematographer of the Croatian film The Blacks, Mr. Branko Linta was awarded for the Best Artistic Achievement.

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DOHA, QATAR, 28 September 2010

The Qatari Public Works Authority (Ashghal) opened on September 27, 2010 the last phase of the Industrial Interchange for traffic. Croatia-based Konstruktor Inženjering Company has been carrying out the project.

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BEIRUT, LIBANON, 1 August 2010

Upon the invitation extended by General Jean Kahwagi, Supreme Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces, H.E. Dražen Margeta, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia in the Republic of Lebanon, with the seat in Cairo, participated on August 1, 2010 in Beirut at the celebration of the 65th anniversary of the Lebanese Armed Forces.

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DOHA, QATAR, 18 July 2010

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia Dražen Margeta, who is non-residentially covering the State of Qatar, visited 15th July 2010 the construction site of an important road junction in Doha. The project is being run by the Croatian company Konstruktor Engineering Inc.

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KAIRO, 26 June 2010

H.E. Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Arab Republic of Egypt received on Saturday, June 26, 2010 Mr. Mohamed Samir, Chamberlain of the Egyptian Presidency Abdeen Palace.


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ALEXANDRIA, 25 June 2010

The 3rd Scientific Conference of the Mediterranean „Richness and Mediterrnenean Diversity, Biology and Culture“ was held in Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt from June 21 to 24, 2010. 

 

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KAIRO, 21 June 2010

Nile TV International, the Egyptian TV Channel has broadcasted in two parts, on 13th and 20th of June, 2010 the interview with H.E. Mr. Dražen Margeta, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia in Cairo.

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GOLAN, 14 June 2010

On 14 June 2010, at the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) camp on Golan, Syria, there was the commission replacement ceremony between the commanders of the 4th and 5th contingents of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia taking part in the UNDOF mission on Golan.

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DAMASK, 13 June 2010

H.E. Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia in the Syrian Arab Republic seated in Cairo, Mr. Dražen Margeta together with Honorary Consul of the Republic of Croatia in the Syrian Arab Republic, Mr. Khouchaba Nissan and national commanders of the fourth and fifth contingent of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia participating in the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) mission on the Golan Heights, Major Marijan Madjerić and Lieutenant Colonel Slavko Stojanović hosted the celebration of the National Day and the Armed Forces Day of the Republic of Croatia in Damascus on June 13 th 2010.

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DAMASK, 13 June 2010

H.E. Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia in the Syrian Arab Republic seated in Cairo, Mr. Dražen Margeta together with Honorary Consul of the Republic of Croatia in the Syrian Arab Republic, Mr. Khouchaba Nissan and national commanders of the fourth and fifth contingent of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia participating in the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) mission on the Golan Heights, Major Marijan Madjerić and Lieutenant Colonel Slavko Stojanović hosted the celebration of the National Day and the Armed Forces Day of the Republic of Croatia in Damascus on June 13 th 2010.

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ZAGREB, 8 June 2010

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration on Monday, June 7, 2010 marked Croatian Diplomacy Day, with Minister Gordan Jandrokovic thanking ministry staff for their contribution to the implementation of Croatia's foreign policy.

 

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DAMASCUS, 17 May 2010

The Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Syria H.E. Mr. Dražen Margeta attended the final basketball match of the Syrian basketball championship.

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DAMASCUS, 16 May 2010

The Former Croatian President Mr. Stjepan Mesić was in private visit to Syria from 14 till 17 May 2010. During his visit Mr. Mesić was received by the Syrian President Mr. Bashar al-Assad.

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GOLAN, 30 April 2010

Soldiers from Croatian (HRVCON) and Austrian national contingent (AUCON) on the Golan Heights were awarded with UNDOF medals for Commitment to Peace.

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CAIRO, 27 April 2010

Mr. Dražen Margeta, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Egypt was interviewed on the Egyptian National TV, wherein he stressed the achievements in bilateral, political, economic, touristic and cultural fields between Croatia and Egypt.

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EL ALAMEIN, 16 April 2010

The Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. Dražen Margeta participated from 15-16 April 2010 in the activities of the “International Mines Awareness Day”, that was held in the Egyptian western desert in the historical town of El Alamein.

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DAMASCUS, 16 March 2010

Mr. Amjad Al Rez, Director of the Directorate of Old Damascus, Governorate of Damascus received in his office in Old Damascus the Croatian Minister of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship Mr. Đuro Popijač and the accompanying delegation.

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PALMYRA, 15 March 2010

Mr. Đuro Popijač Minister of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship of the Republic of Croatia, the accompanying delegation, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia in Syria Mr. Dražen Margeta and Mr. Khouchaba Nissan, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Croatia in Damascus visited the INA oil field Jihar, close to Palmyra town.

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DAMASCUS, 15 March 2010

Eng. Sofian Alaw Syrian Minister of Oil and Mineral Resources discussed with the Croatian Minister of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship Mr. Đuro Popijač the prospects of enhancing the bilateral cooperation in the oil and gas domains.

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DAMASCUS, 15 March 2010

Syrian Minister of Tourism Mr. Saadala Aga Alqalaa informed that tourism makes 11 percent of Syrian GDP and 23 percent of the foreign exchange revenue at the meeting with the Croatian Minister of Economy, Labor and Entrepreneurship Mr. Đuro Popijač, who stressed the importance of exchanging tourism expertise, holding promotion campaigns and organizing field tours to get acquainted with the tourist product of the two countries.

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DAMASCUS, 15 March 2010

Syrian Minister of Transport Mr. Yarob Badr discussed with the Croatian Minister of Economy, Labor and Entrepreneurship Mr. Đuro Popijač and the accompanying delegation cooperation prospects in various transport fields.

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DAMASCUS, 15 March 2010

The Croatian Minister of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship Mr. Đuro Popijač visited the Syrian Arab Republic with the Croatian business delegation from March 13-16, 2010. During his visit he met with the Syrian Minister of Electricity Mr. Ahmad Kussay Kayali.

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DAMASCUS, 15 March 2010

The Croatian Minister of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship Mr. Đuro Popijač paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Mohammad Nagi Ottri. During the talks two officials agreed that fields of cooperation between Syria and Croatia are wide and various, with good potential to develop in the future.

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DAMASCUS, 14 March 2010

The Croatian – Syrian Business Forum was held in Damascus on March 14, 2010 where the representatives of Croatian and Syrian companies had one-to-one meetings.  The Forum, which was opened by the Croatian Minister Đuro Popijač and the Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Abdullah Dardari, attracted over 100 representatives of Syrian and Croatian companies.

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DAMASCUS, 14 March 2010

The Croatian Minister of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship, Mr. Đuro Popijač, who was heading Croatian business delegation on a four day visit to Syria, on March 14, 2010 met with the Syrian Minister of Economy and Trade, Ms. Lamia Mari Assi.

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DAMASCUS, 14 March 2010

The Croatian Minister of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship Đuro Popijač on a three-day official visit to Syria from 13 to 16 March, 2010, was received by the Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Abdullah Dardari to discuss economic issues.

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CAIRO, 10 March 2010

Under the auspices of the Egyptian Minister of Culture H.E. Mr. Farouk Hosny Cairo hosted the 20th International Film Festival for Children from March 4-11, 2010.

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GOLAN, 1 March 2010

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed a Filipino general as the new Force Commander for the United Nations peacekeeping operation on Golan Heights, tasked with observing the ceasefire between Israel and Syria. Major-General Natalio C. Ecarma succeeded Maj.-Gen. Wolfgang Jilke of Austria as Head of Mission and Force Commander of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) from March 1, 2010.

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ZAGREB, 23 February 2010

During his visit to Croatia Minister of Trade and Industry of the Arab Republic of Egypt H.E. Rachid Mohammed Rachid was received by Croatian President Ivo Josipović to discuss means to foster economic and trade relations between the two countries.

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ZAGREB, 23 February 2010

On 23 February 2010, M.Sc. Đuro Popijač, Minister of the Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship met for a working lunch with the Egyptian economic delegation headed by Rachid Mohamed Rachid, Minister of Trade and Economy.

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ZAGREB, 23 February 2010

Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Rachid Mohamed Rachid together with Egyptian business delegation held extensive talks with Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor during his visit to Croatia.

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ZAGREB, 22 February 2010

Egyptian delegation led by the Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Rachid Mohamed Rachid met with Croatian businessmen on February 22, 2010, the first day of their visit.

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CAIRO, 22 February 2010

Members of the Croatian Parliament participated on 20-22 February 2010 in the Conference „Women parliamentarians as Active Agents of Change".

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ZAGREB, 19 February 2010

Ahmed bin Abdulnabi Macki, Omani Minister of National Economy and Deputy Chairman of the Financial Affairs and Energy Resources Council, met Gordan Jandroković, Croatian minister for Foreign Affairs and European Integration on February 19, 2010 in Zagreb. 

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ZAGREB, 19 February 2010

H.E. Mr. Ahmed bin Abdulnabi Macki, Omani Minister of National Economy and Deputy Chairman of the Financial Affairs and Energy Resources Council, met Đuro Popijač, Croatian Minister of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship, where Macki called for more trade and encourage government and private sectors by organising seminars and exchange visits between the two countries.

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ZAGREB, 18 February 2010

Ivo Josipović has been sworn in as Croatia’s third elected president on February 18, 2010. At formal inauguration at St. Mark’s Square in Zagreb, Josipović took the oath of office before members of the Constitutional Court.

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ZAGREB, 17 February 2010

H.E. Mr. Stjepan Mesić, President of the Republic of Croatia, received at the Republican Presidency premises Ahmed bin Abdulnabi Macki, National Economy Minister and Deputy Chairman of the Financial Affairs and Energy Resources Council, and his delegation on February 17, 2010.

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DOHA, QATAR, 8 February 2010

H.E. Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia, Mr. Dražen Margeta has signed the Memorandum of understanding with Mr. Ahmed al-Nuaimi, Chairman of the Qatar Tourism Authority on 9th February 2010 in Doha.

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DOHA, QATAR, 7 February 2010

The Speaker of the Croatian Parliament Mr. Luka Bebić met in separated meetings during his official visit to the State of Qatar H.E. Mr. Ahmad Abdulah Al-Marri, Minister of Islamic Endowments and. H.E. Sheikh Abdul Rahman bin Khalifa bin Abdul Aziz Al-Thani, Minister of municipal affairs and urbanism.

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DOHA, QATAR, 7 February 2010

The Speaker of the Croatian Parliament Mr. Luka Bebić, during his official visit to the State of Qatar, on 9th February 2010 met H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Head of the State of Qatar.

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DOHA, QATAR, 7 February 2010

The Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Croatia, H.E. Mr. Luka Bebić and the delegation were invited to visit the State of Qatar upon the invitation from H.E. Mr.  Mohamed Bin Mubarak Al-Khulaifi, Speaker of the Advisory Council of the State of Qatar.

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DOHA, QATAR, 7 February 2010

The Speaker of the Croatian Parliament, Mr. Luka Bebić, met with Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, H.H. Sheikh Hamad Bin Jasim Bin Jabeer Al-Thani.

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ALEXANDRIA, 17 January 2010

The first Preparatory Meeting of the Euro-Mediterranean Alliance of Civilizations Conference was held in Alexandria from January 15 to 16, 2010.

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MUSCAT, 22 December 2009

On Monday, December 21, 2009 during the official visit of H.E. Mr. Stjepan Mesić, President of the Republic of Croatia to the Sultanate of Oman, the President met the group of Croatian Businessmen and H.E. Mr. Ahmed Macki, Minister of National Economy and Deputy Chairman of Financial Affairs and Energy Resources Council.

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MUSCAT, 22 December 2009

The President of the Republic of Croatia Mr. Stjepan Mesić visited the Sultanate of Oman from December 20 – 22, 2009.

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GOLAN, 14 December 2009

In the beginning of December 2009, the fourth Croatian contingent participating in the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) mission on the Golan Heights assumed its duty for the period of six month.

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CAIRO, 9 December 2009

Representatives of the Ministry of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship of the Republic of Croatia have participated at the Multicountry meeting on EU Policies and activities regarding SMEs and Innovation held in Cairo on December 7-8, 2009.

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BEIRUT, 22 November 2009

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia in the Lebanese Republic seated in Cairo, Mr. Dražen Margeta attended the military parade and reception on the occasion of the 66th Independence Anniversary of the Lebanese Republic, held in Beirut on November 22, 2009.

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CAIRO, 20 November 2009

On November 20, 2009 Croatian film „I believe in angels“ by Nikša Sviličić was screened on Cairo International Film Festival.

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SHARM EL SHEIKH, 18 November 2009

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held from November 15-18, 2009 in Sharm El Sheikh. Croatian Ambassador to Cairo, Mr. Dražen Margeta, represented the Republic of Croatia.

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PORT GHALIB, 8 November 2009

Croatian delegation headed by H.E. Croatian Ambassador to Cairo, Mr. Dražen Margeta, participated on the 21st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.

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CAIRO, 3 November 2009

Representatives of the Croatian Parliament, Croatian Government and non-governmental organizations participated in the two conferences on the water management held in Cairo.

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ZAGREB, 28 October 2009

Speaker of the Croatian Parliament Mr. Luka Bebić, met on October 28, 2009 President of the Syrian Arab Republic Mr. Bashar Al-Assad.

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ZAGREB, 28 October 2009

Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Zagreb for talks on strengthening economic relations between the two countries on October 28, 2009.

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ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 27 October 2009

As part of his official visit to the United Arab Emirates, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Jandroković met October 27th 2009 in Abu Dhabi with his host, Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash.

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ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 27 October 2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković announced October 27th 2009 during the Abu Dhabi Economic Forum that Croatia would soon reach a decision on opening a diplomatic and consular representation in one of the Gulf countries.

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DOHA, QATAR, 26 October 2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković, accompanied by H.E. Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Mr. Dražen Margeta met on October 26, 2009 with Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani and Minister of State for Energy and Industry Mohamed Salah Al Sada.

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DOHA, 25 October 2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković, H.E. Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Mr. Dražen Margeta and the Croatian delegation visited October 25th 2009, after the end of the Croatia-Qatar Economic Forum, the road junction in Doha being built by the Croatian company Konstruktor. The Croatian official delegation was hosted by General Director of Konstruktor in Doha, Mr. Mili Lapić.

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DOHA, 25 October 2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković, accompanied by H.E. Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Mr. Dražen Margeta participated October 25th 2009 in the Croatia-Qatar Economic Forum held at the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Doha, along with both countries’ economic delegations.

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DOHA, 25 October 2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković, on his first day of visit to the State of Qatar, met October 25th 2009 with Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalif Al Thani and State Minister of Business and Trade Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah.The meeting was attended by H.E. Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Mr. Dražen Margeta.

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MUSCAT, 24 October 2009

During his official visit to the Sultanate of Oman, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković, accompanied by H.E. Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman, Mr. Dražen Margeta, participated October 24th 2009 in the Croatia-Oman Economic Forum held at the Chamber of Commerce in Muscat, along with the two countries’ economic delegations.

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MUSCAT, 24 October 2009

In the continuation of his official visit to the Sultanate of Oman, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković, accompained by H.E. Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman, Mr. Dražen Margeta, met October 24th 2009 in Muscat with Omani Foreign Minister and Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah. The meeting was attended by Foreign Affairs Secretary-General Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamood Al Bu Said and H.E. Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman, Mr. Dražen Margeta.

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MUSCAT, 24 October 2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković launched October 24th 2009 with his official visit to the Sultanate of Oman a mini-tour of the Gulf states, accompanied beside H.E. Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman, Mr. Dražen Margeta, by representatives from the Ministry of Tourism, Chamber of Economy, Export and Investment Promotion Agency and the delegation of Croatian businessmen who participated in the Croatia-Oman Economic Forum.

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ZAGREB, 17 October 2009

Croatian Prime Minister, Mrs. Jadranka Kosor, met Egyptian President Mr. Hosni Mubarak and discussed closer economic cooperation between the two countries.

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ZAGREB, 16 October 2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković met October 16th 2009 with Foreign Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt Ahmed Aboul Gheit, who is on a visit to the Republic of Croatia accompanied by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

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ZAGREB, 16 October 2009

President of the Republic of Croatia, Mr. Stjepan Mesić met with the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. Hosni Mubarak, during his official visit to the Republic of Croatia, on October 16, 2009.

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ZAGREB, RIJEKA, 5 October 2009

Qatari delegation headed by the minister of Islamic Endowments, H.E. Ahmad Abdullah Al-Marri visited Croatia on October 1-5, 2009.

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ABU DHABI, 28 September 2009

Delegation of the Republic of Croatia headed by H.E. Minister of Culutre, Mr. Božo Biškupić and H.E. Ambassaror of Croatia to United Arab Emirates with the seat in Cairo was participating in the fourth session of the Intergovermental Committee for the safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Herritage held in Abou Dhabi from September 28, till October 2, 2009.
Seven Croatian nominees were added to the UNESCO list of List of Intangible Cultural Heritage;

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ALEXANDRIA, 10 August 2009

Dalibor Matanić´s film KINO LIKA won the award BEST DIRECTOR 2009 at the 25th Alexandria film festival which took place from August 4-10, 2009 at the Egyptian Mediterranean city Alexandria. The official competition is for long feature films from Mediterranean countries.

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SHARM EL SHEIKH, 16 July 2009

Heads of state and government from member countries of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) gathered from July 15-16 for the 15th Summit with focus on political and economic developments and social issues.

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SHARM EL SHEIKH, 13 July 2009

Over 100 foreign ministers and their representatives of the 15th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit attended two-day meeting (July 11-13, 2009) where they adopted various draft documents. It is the second time that Egypt, one of the movement's founders, hosts a NAM summit.

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ZAGREB, 16 June 2009

State Secretary for Political Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Bianca Matković received on Tuesday, 16 June 2009, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is on an official visit to the Republic of Croatia.

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CAIRO, 4 June 2009

State Secretary for Political Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Bianca Matković met June 4th 2009 in Cairo with Egyptian Assistant Foreign Minister for European Affairs Fatma El Zahraa Etman, with whom she held political consultations.

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DOHA, 1 June 2009

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the State of Qatar Dražen Margeta presented June 1st 2009 the originals of his credentials to the Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani.

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AMMAN, 15 May 2009

The Air Services Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan was signed at the Ministry of Transport of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on May 15, 2009.

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AMMAN, 15 May 2009

Croatian President Stjepan Mesic arrived in Jordan on Friday, May 15, 2009 where he participated in World Economic Forum, as well as the G11 group meeting, a forum that gathers developing countries.

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AMMAN, 15 May 2009

President of the Republic of Croatia H.E. Mr. Stjepan Mesić met the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, H.M. Abdullah II during his visit to Jordan, where the President attended the World Economic Forum.

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ZAGREB, 23 April 2009

Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader held talks with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, who is on an official visit to Croatia. Prime Minister Sanader and his guest confirmed their wish for a closer cooperation between the two countries, notably in the power, shipbuilding and tourism sectors.

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ZAGREB, 23 April 2009

HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani and his accompanying delegation holding talks with Croatian Parliament Speaker Luka Bebić at the Parliament headquarters.

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ZAGREB, 23 April 2009

Croatian President Stjepan Mesić received the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, with whom he discussed bilateral issues, notably the cooperation in energy, tourism and shipbuilding industries.

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KUWAIT, 21 April 2009

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the State of Kuwait Dražen Margeta presented his credentials to Emir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Tuesday, 21 April 2009.

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MANAMA, 7 April 2009

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia Dražen Margeta presented his credentials April 7th 2009 to King Sheik Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

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CAIRO, 29 March 2009

Upon the invitation by the School Management, members of the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Cairo, Mrs Emina El Majzoub and Mrs. Pera Pašalić Osmak, have visited dr. Nermien Ismail Language High-School campus in Nasser City. They took part in the School project 2008-2009 named „The whole World and the United Nations“ presenting the Republic of Croatia and answering the students’ questions.

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EL SHATT, 29 March 2009

Delegation from the Croatian History Museum and authors of the great exhibition El Shatt – A Croatian Camp in the Sinai Desert, Egypt 1944 to 1946, Mrs. Nataša Mataušić, Rhea Ivanuš, Dubravka Peić Čaldarović and Snježana Pavičić visited Egypt from March 20 – 29, 2009.

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GOLAN, 20 March 2009

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia Mr. Dražen Margeta visited the Croatian Contingent serving in the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) mission in camp Faouar in the Golan Heights on the occasion of the Ambassador's Day.

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GOLAN, 16 March 2009

Commander of Croatian Ground Forces General Mladen Kruljac visited from March 16-20, 2009 the Croatian solders who are serving at UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) mission in camp Faouar in the Golan Heights. At the ceremony, Mr. Kruljac told Croatian soldiers that they were expected to responsibly resolve all duties ahead of them and show their expertise, as well as Croatia's wish to spread world peace.

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CAIRO, 13 March 2009

A Croatian film was awarded on Friday 13, 2009 the bronze prize in category of animated films at the 19th Cairo International Film Festival for Children (CIFFC) for film Life Boat directed by Mr. Neven Petričić.

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CAIRO, 9 March 2009

The Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Constitutional Judicature in the Arab Republic of Egypt was organized by the Constitutional Court of the Arab Republic of Egypt and took place in Cairo and Alexandria from March 7-9, 2009.

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CAIRO, 1 March 2009

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia in Cairo, Mr. Dražen Margeta, was received on March 1, 2009 by Minister of Culture of the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Mr. Farouk Hosny. Both sides exchanged information regarding bilateral cultural cooperation and agreed that the signing of the Programme of bilateral Cultural Cooperation for next three years, will improve cultural relations between both countries.

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DUBAI, 25 February 2009

Under Zagreb Fair – World Trade Center and Croatian Chamber of Economy organization,  Croatian food and beverage producers exhibited  at 14th annual Food, Hotel and Equipment Exhibition GULFOOD 2009, held from 23 to 26 February 2009 in  Dubai. Since 1987 GulFood has been the region’s largest and most important food industry event of the year.

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MANAMA, 18 February 2009

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Dražen Margeta presented on February 18th 2009 copies of credentials to State Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Nizar Al Baharna, assuming the duty of the Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Croatia to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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CAIRO, 11 February 2009

Representatives of the Croatian Mine Action Centre (CROMAC), Mr. Otto Jungwirth, Director and Mr. Miljenko Vahtarić, Assistant director, visited Egypt from February 11-12, 2009.


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MUSCAT, 9 February 2009

Nine Croatian craftsmen presented their work in Oman at the Muscat Festival 2009 between 19 January and 12 February, 2009.

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ALEXANDRIA, 3 February 2009

The Split Puppet Theatre took part in the sixth annual Creative Forum for Independent Theatre Groups Europe – Mediterranean in Alexandria.

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ADDIS ABABA, 2 February 2009

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Egypt and Croatia’s Representative in the African Union Dražen Margeta, invited by Chairman of the African Union’s Commission Jean Ping, attended as observer the 12th summit of the African Union, held 1-3 February in Addis Ababa.

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DAMASCUS, 24 January 2009

H.E. Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Syrian Arab Republic and INA – Syria Delegation were received at the Syrian Petroleum Company (SPC) by its chairperson, Mr. Omar Al-Hamad, who expressed his satisfaction that INA participates in Syrian oil and gas projects and prized valued INA’s positive cooperation with Syrian partners. 

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CAIRO, 14 January 2009

H.E. Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia in Cairo was received by Parliament Speaker of the Arab Republic of Egypt H.E. Dr. Ahmed Fathy Sorour on January 14, 2009. The main topic of the meeting was the present situation in the Middle East region.

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24 December 2008

Croatian President Stjepan Mesić started his visit to Croatian soldiers serving in the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) mission in camp Faouar in the Golan Heights by reviewing soldiers serving in the mission, who lined up in his honour.

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DAMASCUS, 21 December 2008

Croatian President Stjepan Mesić arrived in Damascus for an official visit during which he discussed bilateral and other issues with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad.

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DAMASCUS, 21 December 2008

H.E. President of the Republic of Croatia, Mr. Stjepan Mesić, visited Syria from 21-25 December 2008. During his visit, on December 21, 2008 the Air Services Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic was signed at the Ministry of Transportation of the Syrian Arab Republic.

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CAIRO, 20 December 2008

Croatian artist Josip Zanki was the official representative of the Republic of Croatia in the 11th International Cairo Biennale, which was inaugurated on December 20, 2008 at the Palace of Arts.

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ALEXANDRIA, 12 December 2008

With a great grief and sorrow we would like to inform that H.E. Mr. Mustafa Yacout El-Naggar, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Croatia in Alexandria passed away on December 12, 2008 in Alexandria.

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DOHA, KATAR, 2 December 2008

Addressing an international conference on financing for development in Doha, Croatian President Stjepan Mesić said that "experience has taught us that no crisis can be overcomed by damage control or cosmetic measures."

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DOHA, KATAR, 2 December 2008

Croatian President Stjepan Mesić, who led the delegation to UN Conference on financing development in Doha, was received by Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa al-Thani.

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EL SHATT, 1 December 2008

On the occasion of the holiday of the All Saints on November 1, 2008 the employees of the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Cairo put the flowers on the Croatian Memorial Cemetery El Shatt, located in El Shatt area off the Red Sea coast, 160 km from Cairo.

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CAIRO, 26 November 2008

During Cairo International Film Festival, that was held between November 18 and 28, 2008, the Croatian Film “Behind the glass” by film director Zrinko Ogresta was screened.

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CAIRO, 22 November 2008

Traditional European Charity Christmas Bazaar was held in hotel Nile Hilton on November 22, 2008 in Cairo. More than 20 participating European countries offered ethnic European Christmas food and a wide variety of other products to its guests.

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CAIRO, 18 November 2008

The Ministerial Conference of the Union for the Mediterranean on Health, co chaired by the Egyptian Minister of Health and Population and the French Minister of Health was held in Cairo from 17 and 18 November 2008.

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ZAGREB , 13 November 2008

The Conference on the business opportunities at the Middle East markets organized by the Trade and Investment Promotion Agency of the Republic of Croatia, was held on November 13, 2008.

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AMMAN, JORDAN, 28 October 2008

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe – OSCE 2008 Mediterranean Conference “The OSCE approach to regional security – a model for the Mediterranean” was held in Amman, Jordan on 27 and 28 October 2008.

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SHARM EL SHEIKH, 26 October 2008

The Ministerial conference on Avian Flu was organized at Egyptian resort Sharm El Sheikh from 24th to 26th October 2008. Among the representatives from 125 countries were Minister of Agriculture, Fishery and Rural Development of the Republic of Croatia Mr. Božidar Pankretić.

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CAIRO, 14 October 2008

Reception celebrating Croatian Independence Day was held on October 14 2008 at the Four Seasons hotel in Cairo. Representatives of ministries of foreign affairs, culture, defense, transport and health of the Arab Republic of Egypt were among several hundreds of dignitaries that attended the reception. More then sixty heads of foreign mission as well as personalities from Egyptian public life and establishment were present.

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SPLIT, 4 September 2008

Seventh International conference on Export Promotion was held in Split from 4th to 6th September 2008. The Conference was chaired by Mr. Antun Kovačev, the chairman of the Steering Committee of the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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CAIRO, 21 August 2008

Croatian team that competed at the 20th International Olympiad in Informatics held in Cairo from 17th to 21st August 2008 achieved a remarkable result by winning a gold, a silver and two bronze medals.

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GOLAN , 5 August 2008

Observing Croatian nation holydays, Victory Day and Day of Homeland Gratitude, Honorary Consul of Republic of Croatia in Syrian Arab Republic, representative of Croatian Embassy in Cairo and delegation of Croatian oil company INA – Syria visited on 5th August 2008 Croatian Contingent deployed within the United Nations UNDOF mission on Golan Heights.

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PARIS, 12 July 2008

Croatian President Stjepan Mesic arrived in Paris to attend on Sunday a summit of 43 presidents and prime ministers at which the Union for the Mediterranean will be established. Mesic welcomed the idea to set up the union, saying it "is a great opportunity for countries (on the Mediterranean) to cooperate more, because if the Mediterranean could cooperate in the Antiquity and in the Middle Ages, it's logical that it should cooperate today as well".

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ALEXANDRIA, 22 June 2008

Alexandria Business Association (ABA) organized International Business Forum in Alexandria, held on June 22nd 2008. Representatives of multinational company UBS presented their views and predictions of the global developments a part of the program of the Forum.

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PETRA, JORDAN, 18 June 2008

Croatian President H.E. Stjepan Mesic arrived in Jordan for a visit at the invitation of H.M. King Abdullah II. To attend an international conference of Nobel Prize winners, politicians and prominent public figures, focused on acute global problems.

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GOLAN, 6 June 2008

The first Croatian contingent participating in the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) mission on the Golan Heights assumed its duty on Friday, June 6 2008. The delegation of the Republic of Croatia to the handover ceremony was led byCroatian Defense Minister Branko Vukelic.

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CAIRO, 2 June 2008

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Dražen Margeta called on June 2nd 2008 to the Minister for International Cooperation of the Arab Republic of Egypt and Chairperson of the National Committee for the Supervision of Mine Clearance and Development of the North-West Coast, H.E. Ms. Fayza Abul Naga.

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DAMASCUS, 20 April 2008

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Syrian Arab Republic H.E. Drazen Margeta and Director of Fine Arts of the Ministry of Culture of the Syrian Arab Republic Ms. Nibal Bakfalouni inaugurated in Damascus the exhibition ‘Croatia World Heritage’. The exhibition consists of more then forty posters depicting six localities within Croatia that are listed on UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. The exhibition is organized to mark nomination of the city of Damascus as the Arab cultural capital for 2008.

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ABU DHABI, 14 April 2008

Croatian Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt Dražen Margeta handed over on 14 April 2008 in Abu Dhabi his credentials to the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, officially assuming the duty of the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Croatia to the United Arab Emirates, seated in Cairo.

 

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CAIRO, 30 March 2008

The representatives of the Croatian transport companies that were a part of the delegation of the Zagreb Chamber of Economy which visited Egypt met with Egyptian Minister of Transport, H.E. Eng. Mohammed Mansour. 

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CAIRO, ALEXANDRIA, 29 March 2008

The delegation of the Zagreb Chamber of Economy arrived to Cairo on 29th of March 2008, upon the invitation of its Egyptian counterpart, Cairo Chamber of Commerce. The visit has been initiated by the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Cairo, within the framework of boosting the cooperation between the Zagreb Chamber of Economy and the Cairo Chamber of Commerce.

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AMMAN, 12 March 2008

President of the Republic of Croatia H.E. Mr. Stjepan Mesić met the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, H.M. Abdullah II at the Royal Palace in Amman. The key topic of the bilateral talks was economic relations between the two countries, highlighting vast possibilities of cooperation. Jordanian side expressed interest in establishing the air link between Amman and Zagreb, catering both passengers and cargo. In the field of oil research and exploration, Jordanian side specified considerable opportunities for employment of Croatian companies.

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BEIRUT, 11 December 2007

Under the auspices of the UNESCO, the Lebanese capital Beirut hosted the Second Beirut International Biennale for Children’s Paintings 2007. Children from Croatian kindergarten Viškovo participated in this event, obtaining Certificate of Participation in this cultural and humanitarian manifestation.

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CAIRO, 10 December 2007

Minister of Culture of the Arab Republic of Egypt H.E. Farouk Hosni opened the exhibition of Croatian artist Branka Ridicki entitled Viaggio at the Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum. The exhibition is hommage to Filip Vezdin, a Croatian scientist and missionary born in Austria; also known under his missionary name of Paulinus a Sancto Bartholomaeo: the pioneer of Linguistics and Indology at the end of 18th century.

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CAIRO, 8 December 2007

Traditional Christmas Bazaar was inaugurated on December 8th 2007 in the Nile Hilton Hotel in Cairo. Twenty-five European countries displayed their national brands products, contribution towards promotion of respected countries. Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Cairo featured projects of Croatian Tourist Union and products of well known Croatian brands such as Podravka, Vindija and PiP Honey.

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DAMASCUS, 4 December 2007

Croatian Ambassador Dražen Margeta handed on 4 December 2007 his credentials to Foreign Minister of the Syrian Arab Republic Walid Mualem, officially assuming the duty of ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Croatia to the Syrian Arab Republic, seated in Cairo.

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AMMAN, 2 December 2007

Exhibition of Croatian Tourist Posters has been inaugurated at the Royal Cultural Center in Amman. The exhibition was opened by Deputy Minister of Culture of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Mr. Jeryes Samawe. Foreign diplomats accredited in Jordan as well as prominent members of Jordanian political and cultural scene were present at the opening ceremony.

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EL SHATT, 1 November 2007

On occasion of All Saints Day, Assistant Minister for economic cooperation Ms. Andrea Gustovic – Ercegovac and Ambassador Drazen Margeta with delegation commemorated Croatian Word War II victims buried at Croatian Refugees Cemetery in El Shatt. The delegation paid respect with flowers and a minute of silence.

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BEIRUT, 13 September 2007

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia Dražen Margeta presented on Thursday, 13 September 2007, original credentials to President of the Lebanese Republic Emile Lahoud in Beirut and thereby took over the duty of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Croatia to the Lebanese Republic, located in Cairo

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DUBROVNIK, 7 September 2007

Within framework of the 6th International Conference organized by the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development that was held in Dubrovnik on September 7th 2007 under the auspices of the Government of the Republic of Croatia, the representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integrations of the Republic of Croatia conducted a thematic workshop entitled ‘Role of Croatian Economic Diplomacy in connecting exporters with the international buyers’.  

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KHARTOUM, 1 August 2007

Croatian Ambassador Dražen Margeta handed on 31 July 2007 in Khartoum the originals of his credentials to President of the Republic of the Sudan Omar Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir, thereby assuming the duty of ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Croatia to the Republic of the Sudan, seated in Cairo, the Arab Republic of Egypt.

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ACCRA, 3 July 2007

Pursuing its dedication to the African issues, the delegation of the Republic of Croatia was - as an observer – for the first time present to one African Union meeting - the 9th Ordinary Session of the African Union held in Accra, Ghana, from 1st to 3rd July 2007. Croatian delegation to the Summit was lead by Mr. Budimir Loncar, the President’s special envoy to the Summit and Ambassador Drazen Margeta, the Representative of the Republic of Croatia to the African Union.

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ADDIS ABABA, 21 June 2007

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Cairo Dražen Margeta presented on Thursday, 21 June 2007, his original letter of credence to the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia H.E. Girma Wolde-Giorgis, which marked the beginning of his duty as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Croatia to Ethiopia, seated in Cairo.

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ADDIS ABABA, 21 June 2007

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Egypt Mr. Dražen Margeta met at the Headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa with the Head of the Legal Council of the African Union Mr. Ben Kioko. At that occasion Ambassador Margeta handed to Mr. Kioko the Letter of Appointment whereby the President of the Republic of Croatia H.E. Stjepan Mesić appointed him the Representative of the Republic of Croatia to the African Union.

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CAIRO, 18 June 2007

Delegations of cities of Rijeka, Volos and Mersina presented in Cairo from 15th to 18th 2007 their candidatures for hosting the 17th Mediterranean Games that will be held in 2013. The Croatian delegation comprised of the  the representatives of Croatian Olympic Committee headed by COC President Mr. Zlatko Matesa and the delegation of the candidate city of Rijeka, headed by the Mayor of Rijeka Mr. Vojko Obersnel.

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CAIRO, 13 June 2007

National Day of the Republic of Croatia has been observed by diplomatic function at the Four Seasons Hotel at Garden City, Cairo on June 13th 2007. Large number of diplomats, both Egyptian and foreign as well as representatives of Egyptian Government and businessmen attended the event.

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DEAD SEA, JORDAN, 19 May 2007

The First Summit of the Lower-Middle Income Countries Initiative G11 is being held in Jordanian tourist resort at the Dead Sea. The Initiative calls for partnership with the most developed countries of the world G8 aiming at reduction of debt of developing countries. The delegation of the Republic of Croatia to the Summit was headed by H. E. President Mr. Stjepan Mesić.

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KAFR EL-SHEIKH , 22 April 2007

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Egypt Drazen Margeta visited Croatian company CROSCO at the Kafr el-Sheikh location in the Nile delta. Ambassador spent a day with the CROSCO drillers and other staff and has learnt about their work and life in the oil fields.

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MUSCAT, 3 April 2007

Croatian Ambassador Dražen Margeta handed on 2 April 2007 the credentials to the Sultan of the Sultanate of Oman, His Majesty Qaboos bin Said Al Said, officially assuming the duty of the Croatian ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Sultanate of Oman seated in Cairo, the Arab Republic of Egypt.

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KUWAIT, 2 April 2007

The delegation of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Croatia led by the Minister of Defence Berislav Roncevic paid an official visit to Kuwait from 2nd to 4th of April 2007. The delegation was received by the Kuwaiti Sovereign Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, prince Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and the Minister of Defence and Interior Sheik Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hasmad Al-Sabah, currently holding the duty of the Prime Minister as well.

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CAIRO, 11 March 2007

During his vist to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Croatia H. E. Mr. Ivan Šuker called on Egyptian Minister for Oil H. E. Amin Sameh Samir Fahmy. The meeting was conducted in a friendly and constructive atmosphere. Ministers Fahmy and Šuker expressed satisfaction with the results Croatian oil company INA achieved in exploration and exploitation of oil in Egypt.

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CAIRO, 11 March 2007

Minister of Finance of the Republic of Croatia H. E. Mr. Ivan Šuker paid his first official visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt on March 8th 2007. Mr. Šuker also came in capacity of the President of the Supervisory Board of Croatian oil company INA. During his visit Minister Šuker called on Finance Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt H. E. Dr. Youssef Boutros Ghali. The meeting was conducted in a friendly and constructive atmosphere.

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CAIRO, 28 February 2007

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović met on 28 February 2007 in Cairo with President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Hosni Mubarak and Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit.

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CAIRO, 28 February 2007

Minister Grabar-Kitarović and Secretary General Moussa signed the Memorandum on the Co-operation between the Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and the League of Arab States that confirms the co-operation on all levels in matters of joint interest within the UN and Arab League charters and the regulations of the international law.

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CAIRO, 27 February 2007

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, during her official visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt, met on 27 February 2007 with Prime Minister Dr. Ahmed Nazif.

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CAIRO, 27 February 2007

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, during her official visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt, met on 27 February 2007 with Parliament Speaker Ahmed Fathi Soruor.

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CAIRO, 27 February 2007

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, during her official visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt, met on 27 February 2007 with Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit.

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CAIRO, 11 February 2007

Ambassador  Dražen Margeta called on Secretary General of the League of Arab States H. E. Dr. Amr Moussa. The meeting took place at the AL Headquarters in Cairo where issues of regional security and stability and Croatian candidature for the non-permanent seat in the Security Council of the United Nations.

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CAIRO, 4 February 2007

Ambassador Dražen Margeta called on the Speaker of the People's Assembly of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Ahmed Fathy Sorour. Mr. Sorour is discharging the post of the Parliament speaker since 1990 and is regarded as one of most experienced politicians in Egypt.

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ALEXANDRIA, 4 February 2007

Croatian cult theatre ‘Exit’ participated in work of the Creative Forum for Independent Theatre Groups Europe- Mediterranean that was held in Alexandria Library. Exit Theatre performed its well known play ‘Egomania’ that was conceived and directed by Natasa Lusetic who together with Damir Klemenic wrote the text of the play. Lusetic and Klemenic are at the same time the only actors in the play. 

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DEAD SEA, 14 December 2006

The First session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption - (CAC/COSP) has been held at the Dead Sea in Jordan under the auspices of King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan H.M. Abdullah II.

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CAIRO, 12 December 2006

The Tenth Cairo Biennale is being opened in Cairo on 12th of December 2006. This year selector of Croatian representatives was Mr. Dalibor Jelavić, the Dean of the Academy for Fine Arts of the Zagreb Univeristy.

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CAIRO, 9 December 2006

Traditional European Christmas Bazaar was held in the Nile Hilton Hotel in Cairo on 9th of December 2006. Twenty-five European countries displayed their products for sale. The income acquired was donated to humanitarian agencies in Cairo.

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CAIRO, 1 December 2006

Ambassador Dražen Margeta has opened the exhibition of Croatian artist Fadila Šačiragić at the Cultural Center Al Sawy in Cairo. The artist displayed thirty canvases wherein she elaborates in a calligraphic manner the name of the God that is superimposed over mystical images of the skies. 


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CAIRO, 20 November 2006

Croatian delegation headed by the State secretary of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, Physical Planning and Construction, Mr. Davor Mrduljaš participated in the work of the Third Euro-Mediterranean Conference on the Environment that was held on November 20th 2006 in Cairo.

 

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SHARM EL SHEIKH, 7 November 2006

OSCE 2006 Mediterranean Seminar on the OSCE Mediterranean Partnership was held from 6th to 7th November 2006 in the Egyptian resort Sharm El Sheikh. The title of the seminar was 'From Recommendation to Implementation'.

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DOHA, 1 November 2006

Sixth International Conference on New and Restored Democracies was held in Doha, Qatar, from 29th October to 1st November 2006. The Republic of Croatia was represented by a delegation from Croatian embassy in Cairo led by ambassador Dražen Margeta.

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EL - SHATT, 31 October 2006

Commemorating the All Saints Day, delegation of Croatian Embassy in Cairo visited on 31st of October 2006 the Croatian World War II refugee graveyard in El-Shatt.

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DUBROVNIK, 8 September 2006

Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (HBOR) organized on 8th of September 2006 Fifth International Conference on Export Promotion. This annual gathering of experts and business people are inspiring forum and an opportunity to exchange information and strengthen cooperation between financial and industrial sector.

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CAIRO, 15 July 2006

The group Exibition of photographs entitled  “ Croatian Lighthouses”  was opened Thursday, June 15, 2006 under the auspices of  the Egyptian minister of culture, Mr. Farouq Hosni, in the heart of the City of Cairo, in Horizon One Gallery.
In the presence of many guests, the exhibition was opened by Croatian Ambassador in Egypt, H.E. Mr. Dražen Margeta and Mr. Mohsen Shaalan, Head of Fine Arts Sector of the Ministry of Culture of the Arab Republic of Egypt.  

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ALEXANDRIA, 6 July 2006

In Bibliotheca Alexandrina on July 6, 2006 an the group exhibition “ the Croatian Lighthouses” was opened. In the presence of many guests the exhibition was opened by the Croatian Ambassador to Egypt, Mr. Dražen Margeta and Mr. Taher Khalifa, director of the Foreign Relations of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. On this occasion, H.E. Ambassador emphasized very good cooperation between the Croatian Embassy and Bibliotheca Alexandrina in last few years. He emphasized the symbolic meaning of the Exhibition being hosted in Alexandria. The most interesting details of the Exhibition were introduced by H.E. Ambassador to the prominent guests and it’s aim to show the beauty of the Croatian lighthouses and to call attention to the problem of protection of cultural and historical heritage.

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CAIRO, 25 June 2006

Deputy chief of Protocol of the Office of the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Mr. Ahmed El Nasary visited H.E. Mr. Dražen Margeta to convey congratulations of H.E. President of the Arab Republic of Egypt to H.E. Ambassador on the occasion of the National Day of the Republic of Croatia, wishing to the Croatian people and its Government best wishes and expressed his hope to strengthen relations between two friendly countries, Croatia and Egypt.

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CAIRO, 25 June 2006

On the occasion of the National Day of the Republic of Croatia, on June 25, 2006 the reception in Cairo Marriott Hotel for the members of the Egyptian government, media, cultural, scientific, economical and public life in Egypt and the members of the diplomatic corps was held.
Most of the ambassadors in Cairo, representatives of few Egyptian Ministries, cultural institutions, distinguished members of cultural and scientific life; media and Croatians living in Egypt attended the reception. Approximately 300 invitees attended the reception.

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CAIRO, 20 June 2006

On June 20, 2006, the exhibition of paintings of Mrs. Magda Khoga was opened in the Gallery Toot in Cairo under auspices of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Ahmed Abu El Gheit.
Mrs. Maha Khoga is an Egyptian painter and spouse of future chief of the Egyptian diplomatic mission in Zagreb, Mr. Hassan El-Laithy. Upon the request of the Ministry of Foreign Affaires of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the exhibition was opened by H.E. Dražen Margeta, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia in Cairo.

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AMMAN, 6 June 2006

Croatian Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt Dražen Margeta handed on Tuesday, 6 June 2006, in Amman the originals of his credentials to the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, H. M. Abdullah II Bin Al-Hussein, assuming the duty of Croatian ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, seated in Cairo.

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CAIRO, 20 May 2006

On the occasion of the study-visit of a thirty students of Mederesa of Zagreb and their teacher Imam Aziz effendi Hasanović, the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Cairo organized a reception at the Ambassador’s Residence.

The study - visit of Medresa Graduates to Egypt was organized by Islamic Community in Croatia and Egyptian Ministries of Tourism and Culture. During their stay, students visited many cultural and religious sights in Egypt.

 

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CAIRO, 16 May 2006

On the occasion the Museums Day at El Sawy Cultural Center in Cairo on May 16 2006, the Croatian Embassy presented the Museum of Arts and Crafts from Zagreb by playing the CD about the exhibition «Croatian Modernism».

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CIARO, 16 May 2006

The Croatian Embassy presented some of the Croatian cultural heritage at the Helwan University in Cairo during the University’s International Day on May 4, 2006. The University marked its International Day by organizing a cultural fair on which the Croatian Embassy has shown documentary films, posters and books on the Croatian cultural heritage.

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CAIRO, 29 April 2006

Football tournament "A time to make friends" among the Embassies in Cairo was held from April 28 – 29, 2006 in Wadi Degla Sports Club. It was organized by Sport Plus Company and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Ten embassies, among them, the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia, participated in the tournament. All the members of the Croatian Embassy formed the Croatian team including H.E. Ambassador, Mr. Drazen Margeta.
Many fans of different nationalities supported teams.

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ALEXANDRIA, 16 April 2006

THE FIRST AAW INTERNATIONAL YOUTH SALON 2006 OPENED ON 16TH OF APRIL
AAW / Atelier of Alexandria received 23 applications from Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Thailand, USA, Sweden, South Africa Macedonia, Albania and Croatia plus 111 applications from Egyptian Artists. The selection committee selected more than 190 artworks from 63 Artists. There were two seminars about the Croatian arts and Swedish arts on monday 17 april 2006.
The winners names from Croatia:
Igor Pauska  Croatia 
Awad Cirtification + Medallion from Atelier of Alexandria

Josipa Stefanec  Croatia 
Awad Cirtification + Medallion from Atelier of Alexandria

Zdravka Ivandija  Croatia 
Awad Cirtification + Medallion from Atelier of Alexandria


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CAIRO, 14 April 2006

Croatian Ambassador to Egypt Dražen Margeta handed on 13 April 2006 in Cairo the originals of his credentials to the President of the Arabic Republic of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, officially assuming the duty of Croatian ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Egypt.


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