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  • 5 July 2013

    On July 5, 2013 Ambassador dr. Jan Borkowski handed in commission patent to the new Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland in Amsterdam, Mr. Igno van Waesberghe.

    Mr. Igno van Waesberghe replaced in this position current Honorary Consul in Amsterdam, Mr. Willem Duthil. In his letter to Mr. Dutilh Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Radosław Sikorski thanked him for many years of service and commitment towards Poland.

     

    Thanking Government of the Republic of Poland for entrusting him with such responsible function, Mr. van Waesberghe pointed out that the legacy which Mr. Duthil leaves behind him, gives him an important guideline how best fulfill the position of Honorary Consul of Poland in Amsterdam.


    Contact deatils of the new Honorary Consul in Amsterdam:


    Igno van Waesberghe
    Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland in Amsterdam
    Bijlmerplein 888
    AMP Loc.Code F.03.046
    1102 MG Amsterdam
    Tel. 31 20 565 11 55
    Fax. 31 20 563 41 20
    E-mail: consul@poolsconsulaat.nl

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    The main tasks of honorary consuls are to protect the rights and interests of the Republic of Poland and its citizens in the consular district and the promote Poland in the fields of economy, culture, science and tourism. Honorary consuls are prominent citizens of the host country, engaged in activities on behalf of Poland and Polish people.


    Honorary consuls are not authorized to carry out most of common consular issues such as visa applications, passports, citizenship matters, applications for certification of documents and financial assistance. Applications in these matters should be directed to the professional post - Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in The Hague (Alexanderstraat 25, 2514 JM Den Haag).

     

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