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Estonia Opened Honorary Consulate on Gran Canaria

25.02.2011

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On Friday, 25 February, Estonian Ambassador to Spain Toomas Kahur opened an Estonian Honorary Consulate in Spain in the city of Telde in the administrative centre of the Canary Islands, Gran Canaria. Estonia’s new honorary consul is Sergio Pedro Tadeo Benitez.

At the opening of the honorary consulate, Estonian Ambassador Toomas Kahur said that the new honorary consul will help to create closer ties between the tourism firms of Estonia and Gran Canaria. “The Canary Islands are a very popular beach destination for Estonian residents. Every year many Estonian visit here, so opening the Estonian Honorary Consulate on Gran Canaria was a necessary step. In addition to intensifying cultural and economic ties, the honorary consul can also provide consular aid to troubled travellers when needed,” said Ambassador Kahur.

The consular region of Honorary Consul Sergio Pedro Tadeo Benitez is the Canary Islands. The honorary consulate is located at the address C/ Argentina 21, 35200 Telde, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. The honorary consul can be reached by phone at +34 928 703 725 and faxes can be sent to +34 928 690 237. Emails can be sent to stadeo@simahtel.com.

Sergio Pedro Tadeo Benitez was born in 1962. Tadeo is an active entrepreneur who is involved in accommodation and catering services and provides materials, catering and support services to hotels and catering establishments. As an entrepreneur, Benitez is a member of the Canary Chamber of Commerce and Industry and actively participates in many areas to organise and promote the economic life of the island.

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