Recent speeches by the Ambassador

Welcome Address by Ambassador Dr Michael Witter at the GreenInvest Forum, Singapore Management University, 9 January 2017

Good morning distinguished colleagues, dear Dean Dr. Tang, Mr. Leong, Dr. Paez Pérez, ladies and gentlemen, On behalf of the German G20 Presidency, the German Embassy and the German Federal Ministry ...

Day of German Unity 2016

Speech by Ambassador Dr Michael Witter on the occassion of the celebration of the Day of German Unity, W Singapore - Sentosa Cove, 3 October 2016

Ms Amy KHOR, Senior Minister of State for Health, Environment and Water Resources, Members of parliament, Dr Lim Wee Kiak and Mr Ang Wei Neng, Admiral Lai Chung Han, Chief, Singapore Navy Excellenc...

Opening Speech at the TÜV Süd 150th Anniversary Celebration, St. Regis

Prof Stepcken, Chairman of the Board of Management TÜV Süd Group, Dirk Eilers, Member of the Board of Management, Distinguished Representatives from Government Agencies, Panelists, Guests and Customer...

Welcome Speech at the Reception on the Occasion of the Singapore Airshow 2016, German Residence, 16 February 2016

Mr. Thum, CEO of German Aerospace Industries Association , BDLI, and tonight’s co-host, My ambassadorial colleague from the EU, Michael Pulch, Deputy Director General for Equipment and IT, Mr. Blahn...

Address at the Rotary Club of Queenstown, Singapore, 16 November 2015

President of Rotary Queenstown, Francis Goh, Distinguished members of Rotary, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my honour and pleasure to address you as members of SGPs 4th oldest club. You have an impr...

Opening Speech at the VDMA Technology Excellence Gas and LNG Day, Changi Expo, 30 October 2015

Mr. Ragnar Strauch, Distinguished Speakers, Representatives from German companies, Ladies and Gentlemen,  On behalf of the German Embassy I would like to welcome all of you today at the Gastech 2015 ...

Address on the Occassion of the 20th Anniversary of the German Centre, 26th October 2015

DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam, DMP Dr. Nils Schmid, Members of Parliament of Baden Württemberg, Mr. Michael Horn, LBBW Honorary Consul General Stil, Ms. Hanna Böhme, German Center, Distinguished Guests, ...

Speech on the Occasion of the Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Germany's Reunification in the Halia Restaurant, Singapore Botanical Gardens, 26 September 2015

Distinguished Minister Maliki, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends, Colleagues, Liebe Landsleute, Together with my wife and the Embassy colleagues I am happy to see so many guests - particula...

Address on the Occasion of the Annual General Meeting 2015 of the Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce, 25 March 2015

Mr Huppenbauer, Dr. Philippi, Board-members, Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you very much for inviting me today. It is an honour to be a guest in the Annual General Meeting o...

Tembusu College, NUS

Speech by Ambassador Dr Michael Witter at the Tembusu Forum on "Is it better to be a master craftsman or a university graduate?" at Tembusu College, NUS, on February 2, 2015

Your Excellence Ambassador and Rector Tommy Koh, Professor Law Song Seng, Professor Vineeta Sinha, Professor Gregory Clancey, Distinguished guests, In particular dear college-students, Ladies and Gent...

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