Russia Expands Network in Upper Austria

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: May 16, 2019; 12:01 ♦ (Vindobona)

Wolfgang Mayer of the company Backaldrin was elected Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation for Upper Austria in Asten/Upper Austria by the Russian Ambassador in Austria, H.E. Dmitrij Ljubinskij. After the already established Honorary Consulates in Innsbruck and Bludenz, he thus takes over the third Russian Honorary Consulate in Austria. His task is to look after the 3000 Russians in Upper Austria and to promote culture and education.

The Russian Ambassador Dmitrij Ljubinskij, Backaldrin Managing Director Wolfgang Mayer and Upper Austrian Governor Thomas Stelzer at the ceremony. / Picture: © backaldrin International The Kornspitz Company / Fotocredit: ROLAND PELZL

"We have had close ties with Russia for years and maintain good economic cooperation. It is a great honour for me to be able to work in this function for the largest country in the world", says Wolfgang Mayer and wants to further expand and strengthen the good relations with Russia.

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