Mr. Misko Subotic has been appointed the first honorary consul for Kenya in Serbia. He is an established businessman and has had business ties in Kenya for the last seventeen years. Mr. Subotic holds a PhD in the faculty of electronic engineering from Belgrade University.
Diplomatic and Political Affairs Secretary, Amb Patrick Wamoto presented Mr.subotic with the letter of commission, appointing him to be Kenya’s honorary council.
While congratulating him on his appointment Amb. Wamoto said that Mr.subotic’s vast experience in the business sector was an added advantage to the country, and hoped that he will strive to advance trade and economic ties between Kenya and Serbia. “Kenya is the gateway to the expansive East African market and Serbians can take advantage of the untapped market and invest in the region” said Amb. Wamoto.
He lauded the improving levels of engagement between Kenya and Serbia noting that Kenyan students have benefited from scholarships offered by the Serbian government, he further urged the new honorary consul to explore more opportunities for needy Kenyan students.
On his part, Mr.subotic thanked the Kenyan government for honoring him with the appointment and assured him that he will endeavor to advance trade and economic ties between the two countries, and ensure that Kenyan goods penetrate the Serbian market. Kenya exports to Serbia wood products and crude vegetable materials.
Mr. Subotic welcomed Kenya’s new constitution, as it offers more comfort for business people to invest in Kenya. He said that the honorary consuls can also take advantage of the dual citizenship for more personalized services, as it allows for ease of movement and interactions.
He lauded the exemplary performance displayed by Kenyan athletics during the Belgrade Marathon and welcomed the idea for Serbian athletes to train in Kenya. Also present during the occasion was Amb Lazarous.O.Amayo, Head of Europe Directorate.