The Honorary Consulate of the Principality of Monaco in Ancona, Italy was inaugurated in March 2018. To celebrate the occasion, Professor Giovanni Puoti, the newly appointed Consul of Monaco, organized a reception at which representatives from the civil and military authorities as well as the Consuls of other Countries present in the region were invited.
HE Robert Fillon, Ambassador of Monaco to Italy, spoke on behalf of the Monegasque Authorities and conveyed a message from Gilles Tonelli, Government Counsellor-Minister of External Relations and Cooperation, in which he recalled the importance of the consular network which promotes the Principality abroad and stimulates exchanges in the economic, cultural and tourism fields.
The inauguration continued with the official designation of three new Monaco Business Tourism Ambassadors for the Marche Region. A project led by the Directorate of Tourism and Congresses with the active support of the Embassy in Italy, aimed in particular at developing partnership actions in the field of economic events, was also presented during the inauguration.
The day continued with a round table discussion, with the participation of local employer representatives, professional bodies and elected officials. On behalf of the Monaco Economic Board, Diego Bonaventura presented investment opportunities in the Principality, the rules for setting up businesses in Monaco, as well as the tax regime resulting from the agreements between Monaco and Italy.
The Consulate of Monaco in Ancona covers the Italian Regions of Marche, Latium and Molise.