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Presentation of Letters of Credence to the European Union

The Council of the European Union

H.E. Eldred Bethel, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the European Union, presented his Letters of Credence to Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, at a ceremony in Brussels on Friday 12 April 2013. The two men are pictured exchanging greetings.

At a ceremony the previous day at the European Commission, the Ambassador presented his Letters of Credence to the President of the Commission, Mr Jose Manuel Barroso. (They are pictured standing L-R below. Photo Credit: European Commission.)

Ambassador Bethel was accompanied to both ceremonies by Mr. Frank Davis, First Secretary & Consul.

While in Brussels the Ambassador and Mrs Bethel were also pleased to host a cocktail reception which was attended by Bahamian Nationals, Caribbean Diplomats based in Brussels, and other specially invited Guests.