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Foreign Minister Alois Mock Awarded Posthumous Honour from Political Academy

Published: June 28, 2019; 14:14 · (Vindobona)

The Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) honours a great member and a historical personality. The event room in the historic Springer Schlössl, the seat of the political academy of the ÖVP, now bears the name of the former foreign minister - it is now called Alois Mock Aula.

Foreign Minister Alois Mock Awarded Posthumous Honour from Political Academy. (Picture: In the centre his wife Edith Mock in green.) / Picture: © Politische Akademie / Good Life Crew / Philipp Lipiarski

"We are thus paying tribute to a historical personality who was rooted in the values of the People's Party, who lived and shaped it and dedicated his entire life to working for Austria," said Bettina Rausch, President of the Political Academy, explaining the background.

In the presence of Edith Mock, the wife of the eponym who died two years ago, the Vienna Bishop Helmut…

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