Farewell Lunch for Ambassador Cole hosted by the Dutch MFA.

Farewell Lunch for Ambassador Cole hosted by the Dutch MFA.

Reference Number:  , Press Release Issue Date: Jul 17, 2018
 

On the occasion of the end of term of Mr Joseph Cole as Ambassador of Malta to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Director for the European Department, Ms Daphne Bergsma hosted a lunch on 13 July in the Hague. Ambassadors of Australia, Tunisia, Morocco, Cyprus, Greece, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Albania were also present to bid farewell to Ambassador Cole. In the exchange of courtesies, both Ambassador Cole and Ms Bergsma noted that during these past four years, the relations between Malta and the Netherlands have been quite intensive with the Trio EU Presidency and the shared title of the EU Capital of Culture in Valletta and Leeuwarden. There is cooperation between the two countries in the field of security and research. In his remarks Ambassador Cole thanked his colleagues for the excellent collaboration and friendship and noted the important bilateral ties and also personal connections that exist between Malta and the countries they represent. This was one of the last few engagements for Ambassador Cole who will end his term as Ambassador of Malta in the Kingdom of the Netherlands on 31st July.      


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