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President Iohannis to pay state visit to Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis will conduct, on June 6-7, a state visit to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, at the invitation of Grand Duke Henri, according to a presidential communique.

During the visit, President Klaus Iohannis will meet Grand Duke Henri, Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, other members of the Luxembourger Government, Speaker of the Lower Chamber Mars di Bartolomeo, and Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn.

The Romanian President’s talks with Luxembourg’s high officials will seek to identify concrete opportunities for the development and deepening of political and sectoral bilateral relations, with an emphasis on expanding economic cooperation as well as cooperation in the industrial research, development and innovation domains. The bilateral programme of exchanges in science and technology, education, culture and sport, 2016-2021, will be signed on the margins of the visit.

At the same time, the talks will tackle current topics on the European agenda and the methods of managing the complex internal and external challenges that the European Union is currently facing, including in its neighbourhood. Another topic of priority will be the preparation of the NATO Summit that will take place in Warsaw in July.

At the Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg, the Romanian President will hold talks with businessmen representative of the Luxembourger economy, as well as representatives of the financial sector, in order to stimulate bilateral economic cooperation and investments in Romania.

Likewise, President Klaus Iohannis will meet the Romanian professors and students of the University of Luxembourg, will visit the Esch/Belval Urban Centre and will attend a ceremony organised by the Luxembourg City Hall on the occasion of the official visit, the Presidency points out in the communique.

 

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