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Condolence for the death of Tim Fischer

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 25 agosto 2019

On the occasion of the passing of Tim Fischer, former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and Ambassador to the Holy See, the Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See, George Poulides, along with former senior diplomatic colleagues of Tim, issued the following statement:
Our sympathy to Judy, Dominic and Harrison on the passing of Tim. Tim served as Australia’s first resident Ambassador at the Vatican. It was during that time that we started out as colleagues and became lifelong friends. He will be greatly missed by his many friends in Australia and across the world. He served Australia with distinction and integrity and we mourn the passing of a wonderful diplomat who was a colleague and friend and someone who did so much to make this world a better place. May he rest in peace.
George Poulides, Ambassador of Cyprus , Dean of the Diplomatic Corps to the Holy See
Hanna Suchocka, former Prime Minister of Poland and Ambassador to the Holy See
Anne Leahy, former Ambassador of Canada to the Holy See Noel Fahey, former Ambassador of Ireland to the Holy See Francis Campbell, former Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Holy See.
In occasione della scomparsa di Tim Fischer, ex vice Primo Ministro dell’Australia e Ambasciatore presso la Santa Sede, l’Ambasciatore della Repubblica di Cipro e Decano del Corpo Diplomatico accreditato presso la Santa Sede, George Poulides, insieme ai precedenti alti diplomatici colleghi di Tim, hanno rilasciato la seguente dichiarazione:
“La nostra vicinanza va a Judy, Dominic e Harrison per la scomparsa. Tim è stato il primo ambasciatore australiano residente in Vaticano. Fu in quel periodo che iniziammo come colleghi e diventammo amici per tutta la vita. Mancherà molto ai suoi numerosi amici in Australia e in tutto il mondo. Ha servito l’Australia con distinzione e integrità e piangiamo la scomparsa di un meraviglioso diplomatico che era un collega, un amico e qualcuno che ha fatto così tanto per rendere questo mondo un posto migliore. Possa riposare in pace.”

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Lecture by HE Tim Fischer AC

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 8 gennaio 2011

Roma 11 gennaio 2011, alle 18:30 Istituto Tevere Centro pro Dialogo, Via di Monte Brianzo,82  Lecture by HE Tim Fischer AC Australian Ambassador to the Holy See At the start of a New Year by the Gregorian Calendar in Rome, As viewed from the new Australian Chancery to the Holy See, looking both East and West: Communications that count in  the 21st century.
H. E. The Honourable Timothy Andrew Fischer AC was born on 3 May 1946 in Lockhart,  New South Wales, and educated at Boree Creek and Xavier College, Melbourne. He is  married with two sons. After graduating as an Australian Army Officer he served in the infantry in Australia and  Vietnam (1966-1969).  He served in the New South Wales Parliament (1971-84) and the Australian Federal  Parliament (1984-2001) including as Leader of the National Party, Minister for Trade and  Deputy Prime Minister (1996-99).  Mr Fischer was Leader of the Official Australian Delegation which oversaw the ballot held  on 30 August 1999 in East Timor.  In 2005 Tim Fischer was appointed Companion of the Order of Australia. On the 12 February 2009 he presented Credentials to Pope Benedict XVI as Ambassador to the Holy See.

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