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  • Luxembourg ranks 21st in the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019 Statement 07/10/19 07:39:00

    In the latest IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019, Luxembourg ranks 21st in the world for its Digital Competitiveness improving its score by 3 places compared to last year’s ranking.  

    On the parameters of IT & Media stock market capitalisation and the Country Credit Rating, Luxembourg is ranked 1st in the world.

    The ranking also rates Luxembourg highly for its key parameters like regulatory framework, the good IT integration and the availability of capital.

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  • 16th India–Belgium–Luxembourg Economic Union (BLEU) Joint Economic Commission held in New Delhi Statement 19/09/19

    The new Secretary General from the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Ambassador Sylvie Lucas represented the Grand Duchy at the 16th Joint Economic Commission (JEC) with India which was held in Delhi at the Ministry of Commerce at Udyog Bhawan on 17 September 2019. 

    Luxembourg hosted the last 15th JEC in 2017. During this bi-annual commission, all areas of cooperation are discussed and new opportunities identified. Among the many subjects discussed were Steel, Satellites, IT, FinTech, StartUp, Green Bonds, Masala Bonds, Green Stock Exchange, LGX, Automotive, Hard Materials, Engineering and Connectivity.  Read more..

  • Luxembourg mourns the passing away of the former Head of State, His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg (1921-2019) Statement 23/04/19

    With deep sadness we have learned that the former Head of State, His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg (1921-2019) passed away this morning.

    Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Prince of Nassau, descendant on his mother’s side, Grand Duchess Charlotte, of Adolphe of Nassau, Emperor of the West, and on his father’s side, Prince Félix of Luxembourg, Prince of Bourbon-Parma, of Louis IX and Louis XIV, Kings of France, born at Colmar-Berg on 5 January 1921. On 9 April 1953, HRH Prince Jean married Her Royal Highness Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium at Luxembourg Cathedral. On 12 November 1964, HRH Grand Duchess Charlotte signed her act of abdication and Jean, the Hereditary Grand Duke, became the 8th Luxembourg sovereign since the founding of the Grand Duchy in 1815. HRH Grand Duke Jean ended his reign on 7 October 2000 in favour of His son His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri.

    Read more  http://www.monarchie.lu/fr/famille/grand-duc-jean/biogrgdjean-en.pdf

  • Scholarships available for a Full Master Programme at the University of Luxembourg Statement 29/03/19

    The University of Luxembourg is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for Indian students who would like to follow a Master degree programme at the University of Luxembourg. The scholarship is sponsored by the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign Affairs and consists in a monthly allowance of 500€ (for a duration of 10 months per academic year) as well as free accommodation in a student residence hall for the duration of the Master programme. 

    Interested candidates should submit their application by e-mail to maee.scholarship@uni.lu by 26th April at the latest. Follow the  link below for more information: 

  • European Elections 2019 Statement 18/02/19

    All voters on the electoral roll elect 6 Luxembourgish members to the European Parliament (EP) every 5 years. The next European elections will be on 26th May 2019.

    Voting in the European elections is mandatory for all registered voters, regardless of their nationality (Luxembourg or of another EU Member State). Voters may not be represented by proxy.

    A postal voting system has been put in place for all voters in order to prevent abstention.

    The request for a postal vote must be made to the commune in which the voter is registered.    Read more...

  • Celebrating the Presidency of the BeNeLux Union in Delhi Statement 15/02/19

    The Ambassador hosted a get together to celebrate the launch of the Luxembourg Presidency of the  BeNeLux 2019 union in presence of the Belgian Ambassador Mr. Francois Delhaye, the Dutch Ambassador Mr. Marten Van der Berg as well as other colleagues from the three Embassies at the newly renovated Embassy of Luxembourg in New Delhi, India.

    2019 also marks the 75th Anniversary of the customs agreement that initiated the BeNeLux union in 1944.

  • Luxembourg Partner Country at the 5th Bengal Global Business Summit in Kolkata Statement 11/02/19

    Luxembourg participated for the first time as a ‘Partner Country’ in the  Bengal Global Business Summit  held at the Biswa Bangla Convention Centre in Kolkata from 7-8 February 2019. Six Luxembourgish companies, namely  Amer-Sil Ketex Arendt and Medernach Boson Energy Ceratizit Paul Wurth  and  Rotarex  accompanied Ambassador Jean Claude Kugener to the Bengal Summit.   Read more…

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