Friday, July 21, 2017

Ramesh resigns as Czech consul-general

Miroslav Ramesh, the Czech Republic's consul-general in Yekaterinburg, is planning to resign by late July.

Ramesh said that he anticipates his replacement will be ready to take the position by late July. Ramesh took the office of consul-general in Yekaterinburg in May 2008, Ural Business Consulting reports.

Prior to being appointed to the position, Ramesh was the head of the service division within the Czech Republic's Internal Affairs Department.

On June 5, Ramesh received a congratulatory letter from the Russian Federation's Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the 10 year anniversary of the consulate general office in the Sverdlovsk region. The relationship between the two countries has grown in the last decade as a result of establishing the office in the region. Joint projects, mutual contracts and various activities have increased between the Czech Republic and Russia in that time.

"This is a very important job," Alexander Harlov, the minister of International and External Economic Affairs in the region, said, according to Ural Business Consulting. "Because it creates the conditions for close human contact, which is known to be the greatest value. Of course, in business projects - Czech Republic, our reliable partner. We are very grateful to the Consulate of the Czech Republic in Yekaterinburg for his work, proactive, highly professional staff. "