H.E. Mr Pavel FISCHER was accompanied for the occasion by Mr François BRYCH, Honorary general consul from the Czech Republic in Monaco. After being welcomed in the Cour d'Honneur of the Palace by the Company of Carabinieri guard of honour under the command of Colonel Yannick Bersihand, Senior Commander of the Police Force, Ambassador Pavel FISCHER was taken to the Hall of Mirrors by H.S.H the Prince's Chamberlain, Colonel Luc Fringant, with Mr François BRYCH.
H.E. Mr Pavel FISCHER then proceeded to present her Credentials to H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince who was accompanied by the Secretary of State, Mr Jacques boisson, Head of H.S.H the Prince's Government, Mr Georges Lisimachio and H.E. Mr Franck Biancheri, Government Counsellor for External Relations and for International Economic and Financial Affairs. After the ceremony, H.S.H the Prince held a private audience with the Ambassador in the family drawing room.
The Czech Republic becomes the forty-eighth foreign power accredited to the Principality of Monaco. Consular relations between the Principality of Monaco and The Czech Republic have existed since 10 May 1996.
The Czech Republic approved the Kyoto protocol on 15 November 2001 and, in partnership with France, organized the Sustainable Development Week in the Czech Republic and a colloquium on energy efficiency and renewable energy in Prague on 31 May and 1 June 2007.