Belgrade, June 23rd
Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Frà Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto has nominated Ambassador Alberto di Luca as his representative at the inauguration ceremony of the new President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic as he was not able to participate personally because of the concurrent audience with The Holy Father, the Pope Francis on the occasion of the Festivity of St.John the Baptist, the Patron of the Order.
Five Head of states and 21 foreign delegations were present at the solemn event, among which Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Dimitry Rogozin and ex German Chancellor, Gerhard Schroeder. Alberto di Luca (in the photo, behind Mrs. Vucic), during the short cordial talk with President Vucic, has once again expressed sincere congratulations of the Lieutenant and the Order in whole to the newly elected President at his high mission as a leader of a friendly State. He mentioned, as weel, a commitment of the Order to develop friendly and bilateral collaboration in all domains.