The Embassy will remain closed from April 3rd until April 6th because of Easter and will be open again on April 7th 2015.
In case of an emergency please contact the duty officer on call.
Golden Letter at the National Museum Yangon
The digitalized form of the golden letter was handed over during the visit of President Thein Sein to Germany in September 2014 to the foreign minister of Myanmar, Mr. Wunna Maung Lwin. Until the opening of the new National Museum in Nay Pyi Taw it will be displayed on a 3D screen at the National Museum in Yangon.
Myanmar Ambassador U Soe Nwe, Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism U Htay Aung, Timo Prekop of the German Asia-Pacific Business Association, Co-CEO of Deutsche Bank Jürgen Fitschen and Ambassador Weber-Lortsch during the Annual Dinner of the German Asia-Pacific Business Association (OAV) on March 6th 2015 in Hamburg, Germany.
"Think European – Act European"
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier attended an event at the Carnegie Europe think tank in Brussels on 16 March, where he discussed with European citizens the outcome of the Federal Foreign Office's Review 2014, Europe, and European foreign policy.
Further information on the event and the speech
For the first time, the German Government and the German Renewable Energy Federation, together with its sectoral associations, are hosting the conference “Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2015 – towards a global Energiewende”.
Energy Transition Conference in Berlin 26/27 March 2015
On 26.02.2015 the lease contract for the future home of the Goethe Institute (German cultural center) was signed by the head of Goethe Institute and the rector of the University of Fine Art. Ambassador Weber-Lortsch and Deputy Union Minister Daw Sandar Khin attended the
Deutsche Welle (DW) launches its renowned international contest "The Bobs - Best of Online Activism" with a new approach. The focus is now on the "Freedom of Speech Award."
Deutsche Welle - The Bobs
important new visa regulation
With effect from 14 November 2013, all Schengen States will start to collect and exchange biometric data in a collective Schengen Visa Information System (VIS).
People applying for a Schengen visa must from this date on apply in person, so that the necessary data - ten fingerprints - can be collected.
Finger scans stored in the VIS can be re-used for further visa applications for five years.