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Romanian President Traian Băsescu to Visit Estonia

11.04.2011

President of Romania Traian Băsescu and his wife Maria Băsescu will be on a state visit to Estonia from 12-13 April.

The president has meetings scheduled with President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Riigikogu Speaker Ene Ergma, and Prime Minister Andrus Ansip.

Topics to be discussed are bilateral relations as well as current foreign political topics such as matters related to Libya and the Western Balkans. Within the context of the European Union, other topics addressed will be enlargement, Eastern Partnership, the Competitiveness Pact, the digital internal market, issues related to energy and transport, and the Baltic Sea and Danube strategies.

During his visit President Băsescu will also visit the ICT Demo Centre and place a wreath at the base of the Monument to the War of Independence.

The president’s spouse Maria Băsescu will visit KUMU Art Museum and become acquainted with Tallinn’s Old Town.

President of the Republic Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Mrs. Evelin Ilves will host a formal dinner at the Kadriorg Art Museum in honour of the state visit of President Traian Băsescu and Mrs. Maria Băsescu.

Attention journalists interested in covering the visit!

Journalists, photographers and camera operators interested in covering the visit should be accredited no later than Monday, 11 April at 11.00. Accreditation can be done electronically at the address http://ankeet.vm.ee/eng/visit_romania

Press cards will be available as of 11 April at 12.00 from the desk at the guest entrance of the Foreign Ministry at Lauteri 2.

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

Tuesday, 12 April

11.30 Official welcoming ceremony at Kadriorg
(A. Weizenbergi 39)
TV, photo – We ask that you arrive no later than 11.10.

12.15 Meeting of the presidents and delegations
(A. Weizenbergi 39)
TV, photo – first moments of the event. Please arrive no later than 12.00.

12.45 Press conference of the presidents
(A. Weizenbergi 39)
Languages: Romanian, English
We ask that journalists arrive no later than 12.30.

16.00 Meeting with Riigikogu Speaker Ene Ergma
(Lossi plats 1A)
TV, photo – first moments of the event. Please arrive no later than 15.45.

16.35 Placing of a wreath at the base of the Monument to the War of Independence
(Vabaduse Square)
TV, photo – We ask that you arrive no later than 16.20.

19.00 State dinner hosted by President of the Republic Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Mrs. Evelin Ilves in honour of the state visit of President Traian Băsescu and Mrs. Maria Băsescu
(Kadriorg Art Museum, A. Weizenbergi 37)
TV, photo – welcoming handshakes, first moments of the event. Please arrive no later than 18.30.


Wednesday, 13 April

10.00 Visit to the ICT Demo Centre
(Lõõtsa 8)
TV, photo – We ask that you arrive no later than 09.45.

11.30 Official farewell ceremony at Kadriorg
(A. Weizenbergi 39)
TV, photo – We ask that you arrive no later than 11.15


Programme of Maria Băsescu

Tuesday, 12 April

12.15 Visit to KUMU Art Museum
(A.Weizenbergi 34/Valge1)
TV, photo – We ask that you arrive no later than 12.00.

16.10 Tour of Tallinn’s Old Town
(Stenbock house - Kohtu street observation platvorm)
TV, photo – We ask that you arrive no later than 16.00.

 

 

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