New Honorary Consulate in Philadelphia

New Honorary Consulate in Philadelphia

Reference Number:  , Press Release Issue Date: Dec 05, 2018

Mr Frank Giordano was appointed as Malta’s new Honorary Consul in Philadelphia with jurisdiction over the state of Pennsylvania.

During a reception which was held at the Union League of Philadelphia on 27 November, Ambassador Keith Azzopardi reiterated Malta’s willingness to strengthen its relations with the State of Pennsylvania in pursuit of identifying and cooperating on areas of mutual interest.

Several government officials and local businessmen were present. This event was reported by ABC channel during their prime time news. Also, Ambassador Azzopardi and Honorary Consul Frank Giordano were invited for a live interview during the prime time news by NBC channel earlier that day.

Following the event, all guests were invited to the first concert of the USA tour by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, which was followed by another two performances at the Music Center at the Strathmore in Maryland and at the Carnegie Hall in New York on 29 November and 1 December respectively.

During the visit to Philadelphia, Ambassador Azzopardi also held meetings with the Mayor of Philadelphia Jim Kenney as well as other officials and businessmen.