Jan 25, 2012

President Ivanov and Chinese ambassador to Macedonia visit “Alkaloid”

Gjorgje Ivanov, President of Macedonia and His Excellence Mr. Cui Zhivei, the Chinese ambassador to Macedonia, paid an official visit to “Alkaloid” on January 23.

Their Excellencies were presented with the potentials of the company, the strategy of development as well as the results achieved over the past years. The guests met the management of the company and also had an opportunity to get first-hand information on part of the production facilities. 

According to President Ivanov, “Alkaloid” is a true success story in Macedonia, as it meets the highest standards of the most demanding markets, which is an indication of the fact that we as a country meet all the foreign markets requirements. 

“I can only congratulate the team headed by Mr. Mukaetov for managing to keep those standards high and offer products to all foreign markets. I used the visit to present the Chinese ambassador with the potentials of the pharmaceutical industry in Macedonia, as well as with the export possibilities and trade exchange between the two countries” said Ivanov during the visit of the pharmaceutical company, also revealing that he admired Alkaloid teas.

Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China His Excellence Mr. Zhivei, said he was impressed with the conditions and production processes in Alkaloid and promised to make all the efforts to intensify the cooperation between the two countries. He also wished all the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia Happy Chinese New Year.The general manager of “Alkaloid” Zhivko Mukaetov stated that he briefed the Chinese ambassador on the potentials of the company, particularly on herbs and teas and presented the production facilities, as well as those related to the new Institute for Development and Quality Control.

“It was an honor to demonstrate that Macedonia has potential for development, progress and better results. We discussed that we are currently in a stage of monitoring the situation over there, as it is a large and complex market, where every city with more than one million inhabitants - and there are hundreds of such cities - has its own philosophy of functioning and economic operation”, Mukaetov stressed.