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  • 21 June 2017

    From 12 to 13 June 2017, Ambassador Arkady Rzegocki paid an official visit to Cardiff, Wales.

     

    From 12 to 13 June 2017, Ambassador Arkady Rzegocki paid an official visit to Cardiff, Wales. The Ambassador met with the First Minister of Wales Rt Hon Carwyn Jones, Deputy Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales Ann Jones AM, Deputy Lord Mayor - Councillor Cllr Daniel De’Ath and representatives from the Cardiff University, among other officials, as well as the local Polish community.

     

    Topics of discussion included the situation of Poles in Wales, especially in light of Brexit, cooperation in the fields of education and culture, economic collaboration and investment.

     

    During meetings with Welsh authorities Ambassador Rzegocki emphasized the excellent political and social relations between the two countries. On their part local leaders assured the Ambassador of their support for Poles living in Wales, whose presence and work in Cardiff and the rest of Wales is much appreciated.

     

    Ambassador Rzegocki also called for continued efforts at developing the already existing good Polish-Welsh cooperation. Essential to such relations is education aimed at deepening knowledge of Poland in Wales and vice versa.

     

    During his visit Ambassador Rzegocki was able to tour Cardiff Castle and the artistic and cultural venue, the Wales Millenium Centre.

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