The Romanian Ambassador to Sweden Raduta Matache officially inaugurated yesterday Romania’s Honorary Consulate in Visby, in charge of the Gotland consular circumscription. Andre Lahovary, a Romanian-born Swedish citizen, descendent of the Lahovary family, was appointed at the helm of this consulate, the Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE) informs. “Andre Lahovary made a name for himself in the cultural and media sphere by actions to promote Romania in Gotland, among others in his quality as programme editor at Radio Gotland. He comes from a distinguished family which included foreign ministers, diplomats and generals. His father, Paul Lahovary, was a diplomat, poet and translator,” MAE further stated. According to the same source, Andre Lahovary’s work will consist in ensuring the protection of Romanian and Romanian-born citizens’ rights and interests and he will continue to cooperate with the Romanian Embassy in Stockholm.