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Jun - 2012

ST. FLORIAN

Saint Florian - God of Fire and Metallurgy

Saint Florian for Central Europe (Poland, Austria and Germany) and especially Poland is the God of Fire and Metallurgy. Among others he is the protector of the city of Krakow which has a City Gate and a Boulevard after his name.

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of KGHM, a big company of metals in the world, a statue of St. Florian as God of Fire and Metallurgy was erected in the middle of the main open square in front of the company's main site. Dr Florian Kongoli, a metals engineer himself, took several pictures with his "own" "Saint Florian":). Some of the pictures are included below.

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Dr. Florian Kongoli with Saint Florian, Poland, 2012

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Dr. Florian Kongoli with Saint Florian, Poland, 2012

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Dr. Florian Kongoli with Saint Florian, Poland, 2012

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Dr. Florian Kongoli with Saint Florian, Poland, 2012

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Saint Florian Bell in KGHM, Poland, 2012

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Dr. Florian Kongoli with Saint Florian Bell, in KGHM, Poland, 2012

Jun - 2012

MEETINGS

Meetings in Europe

Dr Florian Kongoli had several meetings in Europe with a number of business, political and other leaders to discuss various issues of interest. A non inclusive list is given below:

  • Hon. Reinhard BUTIKOFER, Member of European parliament
  • Dr. Herbert Wirth, President & CEO, KGHM
  • Andre Hempel, President, Hempel Company
  • Isabel Gulck, Miss Germany 2012

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Dr. Florian Kongoli with Hon. Reinhard BUTIKOFER, Member of European parliament, Berlin, Germany (June, 2012)

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Dr. Florian Kongoli with Hon. Reinhard BUTIKOFER, Member of European parliament, Berlin, Germany (June, 2012)

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Dr. Florian Kongoli with Dr. Herbert Wirth, President & CEO, KGHM, in his office in Poland (June, 2012)

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Dr. Florian Kongoli with Isabel Gülck, Miss Germany 2012, Frankfurt, Germany (June, 2012)