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Ambassador visits the city of Arad

On 18 September 2013, Ambassador Jiří Šitler visited the city of Arad, where he had talks with representatives of the Prefecture, the County Council and the City Hall.

Meetings of the Ambassador were focused on further development of economic and cultural cooperation between the city and the county of Arad and the Czech Republic; representatives of the region made the Ambassador acquainted with realized and ongoing cooperation projects, e.g. with the cities of Plzeň and Znojmo, and informed him about a candidature of Arad for the European Capital of Culture in 2021.

After that the Ambassador visited a company ASTRA Vagoane, which had concluded an important agreement on delivery of wagons for the Czech company Regiojet amounting to almost 75 million euro. He has also acquainted himself with a cultural heritage of the region, where number of minorities including a small Czech community one live. Among the sights there was also the Romanian-Hungarian Reconciliation Park.