Today, August 16th, Rolf E. Schütte, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Latvia, and Elita Kuzma, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Federal Republic of Germany, visited Valmieras stikla šķiedra JSC. During the visit the high-ranking guests were introduced to the company, the glass fibre industry, and took a short tour around the factory.
Both ambassadors welcomed JSC Valmieras stikla šķiedra’s position in the global market and contribution to the development of Valmiera city and the Vidzeme region, and expressed particular interest in the company’s growth and development over time and the current co-operation with Germany.
In addition to the visit to Valmieras stikla šķiedra JSC, both ambassadors are taking part in the 10th Latvian-German Cooperation Forum being held in Valmiera this week. During the Cooperation Forum, from the 16th to 19th of August, there will be debates on various subjects - social entrepreneurship, environmentally-friendly production and renewable energy resources, as well as dual vocational education, for which one of the pioneers in Latvia is Valmieras stikla šķiedra JSC.