Federal Republic of Germany opens Honorary Consulate in Trivandrum

Official inauguration of German Honorary Consulate in Trivandrum Enlarge image German Consul General Mrs Margit Hellwig-Bötte and Kerala Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan together with the new German Honorary Consul, Dr Syed Ibrahim (© German Consulate General Bangalore)

On the occasion of celebrating the Day of German Unity in Trivandrum on October 14th German Consul General Mrs Margit Hellwig-Bötte and Kerala Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan officially inaugurated the Honorary Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany. The opening of the first German Honorary Consulate in Kerala will bring the manifold and outstanding ties between Kerala and Germany to a new level Consul General Hellwig-Bötte explained.

Dr Syed Ibrahim, the new German Honorary Consul, is a well-known IT-entrepreneur and Director of the Goethe Zentrum in Trivandrum and Kochi. The German President awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit to Dr Syed Ibrahim last year to dignify Dr Syed Ibrahim´s indefatigable commitment to Indo-German relations.