The Grand Opening Ceremony of the Consulate General of Iceland
The Consulate General of Iceland had its opening ceremony at the Peninsula Hotel Shanghai 24 November 2009. The ceremony was in the presence of the Ambassador of Iceland, H.E. Gunnar Snorri Gunnarsson and the Vice Mayor of Shanghai, Mr. Tang Dengjie.
Ambassador Gunnarsson started the ceremony with a welcome speech, and introduced the Consul of General, Mr. Hreinn Pálsson to almost two hundred VIP guests, including respected leaders from the Municipal People’s Congress, Municipal Political Consultative Conference, Shanghai Foreign Affairs Office, Consuls General and diplomatic officials, leaders from Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration and Travel Agencies, members of the Icelandic community in Shanghai and many international friends living in Shanghai.
The event was sponsored by LUXE ISPRING Trading Company the main importers of Iceland Spring water to China.