Dated 12.04.2012, Bern, Switzerland
A GREAT COUNTRY AND ITS EMBASSY, EGYPT in BERN, SWITZERLAND
India and Egypt are very good friend from past history. We are both of very reach country by our own culture, tradition and people. Both of country if you will see they have own reflection in the world.
Today 12 .04.2012 morning at 11.30am I came to visit Embassy of Egypt for a visa, I had a visa note from India Embassy in Bern.I was very welcomed by Consular officer. After few minutes I met Higher Officer , gentleman came to me, spiking very nice English, His smile face and approach ,made me very nice, When I told him I am from India and travelling around the world , he answered, “ I would love to see some of your picture and don’t worry will arrange your visa”. He is the Second secretary and Consul Mr. Abou Bakr El Ashrafy.
Then had a nice talk with Mr. Ashrafy , I was telling some story of my journey. He invited and introduced with others officials and we have a short talk, we had some photo session. In the mean time he contacted Mrs. Hala Selim Consular and Bureau de Press O, Egypt, She is in Geneva. So she could contact to all media in Egypt and Middle East. I promise Mr. Ashrafy that I will send today my details and communication to Mrs. Selim and CC to him. He was really happy.
Within an hour I got my Egypt visa You cannot believe it, I got one year honorary visa for Egypt.
I am thankful to Mr. Ashrafy and others officials in Embassy of Egypt for their Kind honor visa to reach to Egypt and touch the People and Culture.
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