The Opening of WIB Club Year 2018-2019
Summer break is over. The club members gathered at the Federal Foreign Office on 20 September 2018 to commence the new club season. They learned new information and were excited about various cultural program planned for them. For the 100 diplomatic members who joined the club last year, the event helped them to facilitate their adjustment and familiarize themselves with a new life in Germany. Approximately 300 events are organized during the club year. It is a great opportunity to get to know Germany better and make new friends.
Dr. Gundula Beyer-Zouboulis, the President of WIB, extended her sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Foreign Office for the continuous support, assistance and advice. in the interest of international understanding The acknowledgment for the club's comprehensive voluntary work was also expressed in the welcome speech of the Head of the Central Department, Maria Margarete Gosse. She condemned any kind of exclusion and hostility due to ethnic origin or religion in a cosmopolitan country such as Germany.
Prior to a musical performance by the Diplomatic Choir of Berlin which was once a WIB group, the WIB President thanked all the active members who diligently organize the program, the sponsors and the diplomats who host and enrich the club life with their own events. She concluded her speech with one wish that the friendly atmosphere in the club may radiate amicable relations between the countries and its people.