Ambassador Gutman Celebrates the End of his Partnership Tour in Belgium

On Sunday, May 5, 2013,  U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Howard Gutman completed his Partnership tour of all 589 cities in Belgium by visiting the commune of Voeren.

On the same day, Ambassador Gutman also welcomed the governors and mayors of Belgium to his residence for a reception to celebrate Ambassador Gutman’s unique accomplishment.  Guest of honor was Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo.

Belgian TV, radio and print outlets covered the end of the Ambassador’s Partnership Tour which has strengthened the friendship between the U.S. and Belgium over the past couple of years.

Read Ambassador Gutman’s Speech “A Tour That Never Really Ends.”

More photos of the event can be found on our Flickr photo stream.

Watch videos on our Ning site.

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