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Prime Minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker to Visit Estonia

28.04.2011

Prime Minister of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker will be in Estonia for a working visit from 2-3 May.

He has meetings scheduled with President of the Republic Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Prime Minister Andrus Ansip, and Minister of Defence Mart Laar. Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker will also meet with Bank of Estonia president Andres Lipstok.

Topics to be discussed during his visit are bilateral relations and matters related to the economy and energy. Issues related to the European internal market and budget perspective will also be addressed. In addition, current foreign policy topics and cyber security will be discussed.

Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker will be accompanied by Minister of Communications and Media François Biltgen and Minister of the Interior and Defence Jean-Marie Halsdorf. François Biltgen will meet with Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications Juhan Parts. Minister of the Interior and Defence Jean-Marie Halsdorf will meet with Minister of the Interior Ken-Martti Vaher as well as Riigikogu member and chairman of the legal affairs committee Marko Pomerants, and will become acquainted with the e-police work done at the Police and Border Guard Board. Both ministers will also visit the ICT Demo Centre.

Attention journalists interested in covering the visit!

Journalists, photographers and camera operators interested in covering the visit should be accredited no later than Friday, 29 April at 16.00. Accreditation can be done by calling the Foreign Ministry’s Public Diplomacy Department at +372 637 7600 or sending an email to centre@mfa.ee. Please include your first name and surname, publication/channel, ID document number, and ID code.

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


Monday, 2 May

16.00 Meeting with Prime Minister Andrus Ansip
(Stenbock House, Rahukohtu 3)
TV, photo – first moments of the event. Please arrive no later than 15.45.

17.00 Press conference of the prime ministers
(Stenbock House, Rahukohtu 3)
We ask that journalists arrive no later than 16.45.


Tuesday, 3 May

08.30 Meeting with Minister of Defence Mart Laar
(Three Sisters Hotel, Pikk 71/Tolli2)
TV, photo – first moments of the event. Please arrive no later than 08.15.

10.00 Meeting with Bank of Estonia President Andres Lipstok
(Bank of Estonia, Estonia pst 13)
TV, photo – first moments of the event. Please arrive no later than 09.45.

11.00 Visit to Honorary Consulate of Luxembourg and meeting with Honorary Consul Vahur Kraft
(Liivalaia 45)
TV, photo – first moments of the event. Please arrive no later than 10.45.

12.00 Meeting with President Toomas Hendrik Ilves
(Weizenbergi 39)
TV, photo – first moments of the event. Please arrive no later than 11.45.


Special Programme of Minister of Communications and Media François Biltgen


Monday, 2 May

17.10 Meeting with Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications Juhan Parts
(Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Harju 11)
TV, photo – first moments of the event. Please arrive no later than 17.00.


Special Programme of Minister of the Interior and Defence Jean-Marie Halsdorf


Tuesday, 3 May

08.00 Meeting with Minister of the Interior Ken-Martti Vaher and Riigikogu member and chairman of the Riigikogu legal affairs committee Marko Pomerants
(Three Sisters Hotel)
TV, photo – first moments of the event. Please arrive no later than 07.45.


MFA’s PRESS CENTRE
+372 637 7600
centre@mfa.ee

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