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High-level Chinese Delegation to Visit Estonia

20.09.2010

No. 44-TT

From 21-23 September a high-level delegation of Chinese cultural and educational officials will be in Estonia, led by Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee of China Mr. Li Changchun. During his visit, Li Changchun will participate in the opening of the Confucius Institute at Tallinn University and meet with Riigikogu Speaker Ene Ergma and Prime Minister Andrus Ansip. Changchun will also visit the Tallinn University of Technology, the Port of Tallinn, and the Open Air Museum. His schedule also includes a meeting with Mayor of Tallinn Edgar Savisaar and a walk in Tallinn’s Old Town.

Topics to be discussed at the meetings are Estonia-China bilateral relations, with a focus on the intensification of educational and cultural contacts—these will also be supported by the opening of the Confucius Institute in Tallinn and the activities of the Estonian language chair that began this fall at Peking University.

Attention journalists!

Photographers and camera operators interested in covering the visit should be accredited no later that Monday, 20 September at 12.00 at the address http://ankeet.vm.ee/eng/visit_china. Accreditation will only take place electronically.

Press cards can be obtained from the entrance to the Foreign Ministry's B-annex at Lauteri 2 starting at 14.00 on 20 September 2010. The entrance is open from 8.00-18.00.

Information about accreditation can be obtained from the Press Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: centre@mfa.ee, tel. 63 77 604.

NB! Please specify exactly which event(s) you would like to cover!

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

14.30 Meeting with Mrs. Ene Ergma, President of the Riigikogu
(Lossi plats 1a)
TV, photo - please arrive at 14.10 the latest.


15.30 Meeting with Mr. Andrus Ansip, Prime Minister
(Rahukohtu 6)
TV, photo - please arrive at 14.10 the latest.

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

10.15 Visit to the Estonian Open Air Museum
(Vabaõhumuuseumi tee 12)
TV, photo - please arrive at 09.50 the latest.

15.45 Visit to Port of Tallinn (Muuga)
(Maardu 57)
TV, photo - please arrive at 15.20 the latest.

17.00 Opening of the Confucius Institute at Tallinn University
(Uus-Sadama 5)
TV, photo - please arrive at 16.40 the latest.

Thursday, 23 September 2010

09.30 Visit to the Tallinn University of Technology
(Ehitajate tee 5)
TV, photo - please arrive at 09.10 the latest.

10.30 Visit to the Town Hall
(Raekoja plats 1)
TV, photo - please arrive at 10.10 the latest.

11.00 Walking tour in the Old Town
(Raekoja plats 1)
TV, photo - please arrive at 10.50 the latest.


PRESS CENTRE
+372 637 7604
centre@mfa.ee

 

 

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