Cerimonia di Inaugurazione ufficiale

Il 30 gennaio 2020 il Consolato Onorario di San Marino a Londra ha organizzato la cerimonia ufficiale di apertura. Durante questa cerimonia, illustri ospiti hanno avuto la rara opportunità di conoscere e approfondire la conoscenza di una delle più antiche repubbliche del mondo. La cerimonia ha beneficiato della partecipazione di un gruppo misto di ospiti illustri tra funzionari del Governo e del Parlamento del Regno Unito, del corpo diplomatico, delle imprese, del mondo accademico e dei cittadini sammarinesi. 

The guest of honours remarks were made by Mr Neil Holland, Director of Protocol and Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps, HE Dr Silvia Marchetti, Ambassador of San Marino to the United of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Mr Nawaf Boshaibah, who spoke on behalf of Ambassador Al Duwaisan of Kuwait, the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in London.

Mr Holland praised San Marino for its democratic values and offered the full support of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to further strengthen the relations between the two countries, as “your success is our success too”. Mr Boshaibah expressed his sincere wishes on this occasion on behalf of the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in London and welcomed San Marino Honorary Consulate among the diplomatic corps of London, wished the best success in its mission and offered the full support of the London Diplomatic community.

L'Ambasciatore Marchetti nel suo intervento ha ringraziato gli ospiti per la loro presenza in questo momento molto significativo delle relazioni bilaterali con il Regno Unito e ha sottolineato l'importanza di rafforzarle ulteriormente in futuro. Ha sottolineato alcuni degli aspetti più interessanti della visita e degli investimenti a San Marino e ha espresso la sua convinzione che con l'aiuto del Consolato Onorario le relazioni con il Regno Unito si rafforzeranno ulteriormente.

Dr Maurizio Bragagni, the newly appointed Honorary Consul, who moderated the whole event and cheered up the guests, said that he was honoured to serve as Honorary Consul of a country with roots as old as democracy, and provided to the guests relevant information on the particularities why they should visit and invest in San Marino. The event continued with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and afterwards, Dr Bragagni invited all the guests to fill up the champagne glasses and raised the first toast to The Queen and the second one to the Captains Regent of San Marino.

The guests enjoyed till late a rich reception with food and San Marino wine, during which they had the opportunity to learn more about San Marino through speaking directly with Ambassador Marchetti, consulate’s staff, San Marino citizens, as well as watching on the screens video promotional messages. Before leaving, the guests were given a gift pack, containing San Marino’s Official emblem (silver, fine made) and leaflets on tourism and doing business in San Marino, prepared in cooperation with the l'Agenzia per lo Sviluppo economico di San Marino.

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