On August 5, 2016, the new DPR Korea Ambassador Ri Pyong Du hosted a presentation of DPR KOREA CULINAR POTENTIAL.
Ambassador Ri Pyong Du and DPR Korea Embassy staff entoured by the officials: H.E. IRICE President, Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, Hon. Senator Ionel Agrigoroaei, Chairman of Romania-DPR Korea Parliamentary Friendship Group, Hon. Senator Constantin Popa, Vice-Chairman of Romania-DPR Korea Parliamentary Friendship Group and Chairman of UNESCO Parliamentary Committee and other members of Romanian Chamber of Deputies.
The culinary presentation was acknowledged by the presence of highest officials of the land, as a sign of the good bilateral relations.
The highest personalities retinue was opened by H.E. IRICE President, Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, Hon. Senator Ionel Agrigoroaei, Chairman of Romania-DPR Korea Parliamentary Friendship Group, Hon. Senator Constantin Popa, Vice-Chairman of Romania-DPR Korea Parliamentary Friendship Group and Chairman of UNESCO Parliamentary Committee and other members of Romanian Chamber of Deputies.
The culinary potential and imagination of Korean people was full demonstrated by the presentation of traditional products like: Insam soju, traditional korean beverage ginseng based, a tonic world-wide recognised for his beneficial influence on the consumers health, Japchae- a pea based noodles with veal meat and algae flavoured, the universally acclaimed kimchi could not be missing and also noodles with cow meat Guksu.
Kimchi-an instant recognizable symbol of korean cusine.
The presentation was crowned by SINSEOLLO, the recognised jewel of Korean cooking.
Sinseollo is a full dinner experience encompassing fish, veal, omelet, sea fruits and over 12 ingredients giving a perfect flavour to the dish.
Sinseollo: an univers in a dish!
The cultural and gastronomic presentation of the korean people traditions was a perfect fruition of the vision outlined by Marshal Kim Jong UN, the korean nation leader, who ask all to present to the world the high potential of korean nation.
The Ambassador of Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, H.E. Ri Pyong Du was warmly congratulated by the Romanian Parliament representatives on his inspirational idea to outline DPR Korea culinary potential and encouraged to strengthen the ties between Korean and Romanian people’s, by presenting the culinary potential, full of variety, of the people of the country of the morning calm, the sobriquet of Korea.
The complete photo session of the event can be accesed here: PRESIDENT OFFICE
AMICABLE DIALOGUE BETWEEN PROFESSOR DR. ANTON CARAGEA AND PRIME MINISTER OF CAMBODIA-ACADEMICIAN DR. HUN SEN
In the framework of the official visit to the Kingdom of Cambodia, on 22 June 2016 , the official high level meeting between Professor Dr. Anton Caragea and Academician Dr. Hun Sen-Prime Minister of Cambodia has taken place.
The shake-hand of friendship and respect: a perfect beginning to the dialogue between Professor Dr. Anton Caragea and Prime Minister of Kingdom of Cambodia Academician Dr. HUN SEN.
The dialogue was held in an amicable atmosphere and was based on an throughly assessment of the regional evolutions in Indochina and europe and was built upon the common objective of building a development agenda, focused on the fulfillment of Sustainable Development Goals as voted in December 2015 by the United Nations.
The President of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation, Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, highlighted the intense development that brought Cambodia to the fore of international economic growth and also praised the country ambitious social revenues distribution agenda towards the poor and marginal communities. Cambodia is today an example for this area of the world in economic growth and the Government led by Academician Dr. HUN SEN is an example of development and national efficiency.
H.E. Cambodia Prime Minister: Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo HUN SEN had graciously expressed his gratitude for the encouragements offered by President Anton Caragea.
Over reaching dialogue, lofty discussion between Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Dr. HUN SEN, Prime Minister of Cambodia and President Professor Dr. Anton Caragea MA, FINS, ETA
The succesful governance of our country was based on the trust build between his team and the people of Cambodia and validated in the course of the years, by the electoral voting process, concluded Academician Dr. HUN SEN.
In relation to this trust, the Prime Minister of Cambodia officially announced, for the first time, his desire to stand for re-election at the general ballot in 2018.
IRICE President-Professor Dr. Anton Caragea wished to be the first to offer his congratulation and stated that Khmer people must proceed to the path of economic development and growth and take full advantage of the experience and trust bestow upon the government led by Academician dr. HUN SEN.
The delegation headed by H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, partakes in the discussion and exchanges of views with H.E. Academician Dr. HUN SEN-Prime Minister of Cambodia.
Only Prime Minster Samdech HUN SEN can offer to the nation the necessary guarantees for integrity and continuous development for people of Cambodia, underlined Professor Dr. Anton Caragea.
More issues were put under the limelight such as: migration crisis, the tense world political situation, the crisis in the arab world and european crisis.
On the bilateral horizon, the discussion had tabled themes like: increase in bilateral trade and exchanges and it was decided that a joint team of experts will start working on a Cambodia Development Plan for 2050.
The amicable and full of respect dialogue between H.E. Prime Minister of Cambodia -Samdech HUN SEN and H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea – IRICE President had initiated a valuable exchange of ideas and experiences that will continue in to the future.
The full photo chronicle of the event can be viewed here: PRESIDENT OFFICE
The Ambassadors Meeting and Working Lunch on Tourism and Hospitality reunited Romanian parliamentarians, representatives of Minister of tourism and members of the diplomatic corps.
The Working Lunch on Tourism was generously hosted by the Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation (IRICE) and has benefited the presence of the IRICE President, Professor Dr. Anton Caragea.
IRICE President receives the participants to Working Lunch on Tourism
The Diplomatic corps gathering, is taken place on an annual basis and is representing a great opportunity for networking and also for keeping the Embassies informed on what the World Lectures on Sustainable Development Goals Programs will try to achieve during the year and also to provide an outlook for the coming year 2016 in terms of tourism in Europe and Romania.
The event received a very high representation of accredited diplomatic corps, Romanian parliament representatives, European Tourism Academy, European Council on Tourism and Trade and Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation of Romania.
On this occasion Professor Dr. Anton Caragea had officially entrusted insignias and diplomas for the representative of the hospitality industry of Romania and recognized ROYAL HOTELS in Bucharest and Constanta as official diplomatic partners and entrusted the HIGH QUALITY PRIZES for the two hotels.
H.E. Victor R. Carazo, Ambassador of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela giving an interview to the National Television
Other points of discussions included the update on International and Romanian Tourism trends in 2015 and on the DISCOVER ROMANIA PROGRAM which represents one of the top priorities of the IRICE agenda.
The DISCOVER ROMANIA PROGRAM is destined to highlight for the ambassadors that had endeavour and achieved recognition for their efforts to foster the bilateral relations the beauties of Romania. In the last three years DISCOVER ROMANIA PROGRAM had offered diplomatic trips to Maramures, Hateg, Retezat, Iasi, Bucovina, Danube Delta and Targoviste to ambassadors from United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Syria, Macedonia, Albania, Qatar, Venezuela, Nigeria etc.
The names of the ambassadors who will be invited for Spring 2016 DISCOVER ROMANIA PROGRAM will be announced in March 2016 and the trip will start in April and will showcase Moldavian beauties, announced IRICE President Anton Caragea.
The meeting concluded with an introduction of the main activities of the diplomatic calendar for the first quarter of 2016, a presentation on the upcoming February 2016 Romanian Tourism Fair and International Good and Beverage Exhibition – Goodwine May 2016.
More about DISCOVER ROMANIA PROGRAM, with photos and memories of the trips, can be found here:
On 21 March 2015 at the Romexpo Hall in Bucharest, the opening ceremony of International Wine Fair GoodWine has taken place.
On this occasion, Professor Dr. Anton Caragea-President General Director of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation, accompanied by a delegation of parliamentarians and diplomats had opened the Venue and visited the stand of CASA DE VINURI COTNARI (COTNARI HOUSE OF WINE) the creator of Romanian Diplomatic Wine for 2015.
IRICE President-Professor Dr. Anton Caragea is presenting the VIN D`HONNEUR from HOUSE OF WINE-COTNARI
COTNARI HOUSE OF WINE had presented, on the opening of International Wine Fair GoodWine, a selection of the best wines of 2015: the BUSUIOACA DE BOHOTIN (Bohotin Basilicum)-COLLOQUIUM IN PARIS wine, who conquered the public with his pungent aroma, fine pearled image and the apple and fruity dominated taste a wine nearing perfection and marked with 98 points out of 100 for the flowery flavor.
The wine presentation continued with another star of COTNARI-DIPLOMATIC WINE: the Rose Wine from Dominium (Domenii) series of COTNARI HOUSE OF WINE and the Black Girly (Feteasca Neagra) from Dominium, launched in the spring of 2014.
Was presented also a wine preferred by European tasters: the special Fat Lady of Cotnari (Grasa de Cotnari) a wine that conquered all hearts by his long-lasting aroma, fine taste and technological mastery.
Awarding the WINEMAKER OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR 2014 to Mr. George Malutan, oenology expert of HOUSE OF WINE-COTNARI. From left to right: H.E. Mrs. and Mr. Daulet Batrashev-Ambassador of Kazakhstan, IRICE President-Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, Mr. George Malutan-Cotnari wine expert, H.E. D.P.R.Korea Ambassador-Ri Kwang Il
The BUSUIOACA DE BOHOTIN (Bohotin Basilicum)-by COTNARI HOUSE OF WINE was undoubtedly the Queen of the festivity.
The international recognitions had poured on the BUSUIOACA DE BOHOTIN: noted as the perfect European Wine in December 2014 and voted by the diplomatic committee in December 2014 at Good Wine, as the BEST ROMANIAN WINE in 2015, it catches the eyes of all the visitors and lovers of good wine.
THE COTNARI HOUSE OF WINE had presented also the celebrated national wine assortment: Feteasca Neagra in two separate editions.
One, under the brand of Domains (Domenii) and a special and unique surprise the presentation of the new FETEASCA NEAGRA of 2014 both united by a perfect mastery of the tannins, a perfect maturity potential that is promising a good evolution in the bottle and will offer full enjoyment to the consumers for many years to come.
The guests present on the venue, crowded to taste the Busuiaca de Bohotin-THE BEST ROMANIAN WINE FOR 2015, and awarded by The Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation with the title of Diplomatic Wine, the Romanian representation wine.
Concluding the tour of the COTNARI HOUSE OF WINE-the creator of the DIPLOMATIC WINE FOR 2015 Professor Dr. Anton Caragea ask the honored guest present at the venue: H.E. Ambassador of Kazakhstan Batrashev Daulet and H.E. Ambassador of DPR Korea-Ri Kwang Il and parliamentarians to be witness at the presentation of the WINEMAKER FOR 2014 title for Mr. George Malutan-the oenology expert of CASA DE VINURI COTNARI (COTNARI HOUSE OF WINE) for his Feteasca Neagra wine creation.
A happy wine creator- Mr. George Malutan-THE WINEMAKER OF THE YEAR: the Feteasca Neagra creation of Cotnari Wineyard was selected by the jury
Presenting his assessment on the International Wine Fair GoodWine March 2015, Professor Dr. Anton Caragea- President-General Director of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation stated that the event has proved the ever-growing level of Romanian wine industry and of Romanian wine producers, perfect represented by the COTNARI HOUSE OF WINE- the creator of Romanian Diplomatic Wine.
On 13 of January 2015 a welcoming and protocol meeting in the honor of the new Ambassador of D.P.R.Koreea-H.E. Ri Kwang IL has taken place and reuniting a group of Romanian personalities from academic, diplomatic, parliamentary and business community.
Prof. Dr. Anton Caragea, President Director-General of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation express his heart-felt congratulation on the occasion of beginning of mandate of H.E. Ri Kwang IL, appreciating that between Romanian and D.P.R.Korea we can observe a large area of common interests, designed to forge a good understanding between the two nations.
Romanian personalities from academic, diplomatic, parliamentary and business community are greeting new D.P.R.Korea ambassador-H.E. Ri Kwang IL.