The Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary will come on an official visit to the Saeima

(25.10.2012.)

On 25 and 26 October of this year, Latvia will receive an official visit by László Kövér, Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary, and Alpár Gyopáros, Vice-chairman of the Hungarian–Latvian Group of the National Assembly of Hungary.

The Hungarian Speaker will visit the Saeima and meet with Solvita Āboltiņa, Speaker of the Saeima. Both speakers will hold a press briefing after the meeting. In the Saeima, László Kövér will also meet with Arvils Ašeradens, Chairman of the group for interparliamentary relations with Hungary, and members of the group.

During the visit, Speaker Kövér will also meet with Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis; ceremonially lay flowers at the Monument of Freedom; visit the Academic Library of the University of Latvia, where he will attend the opening of exhibition of works by Elga Sakse, Hungarian–Latvian literary translator; visit the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia and have a tour of Old Town Riga.


Programme for the media

Thursday, 25 October

13:35........    Arrival of the delegation from Warsaw
Riga International Airport

14:50........    Meeting with Solvita Āboltiņa, Speaker of the Saeima
White Room and Guest Room, Jēkaba iela 11, TV and photo opportunity at the beginning of the meeting
Media to arrive to the Grand Vestibule of the Saeima by 14:40

15:30........    Press briefing by Solvita Āboltiņa, Speaker of the Saeima, and László Kövér, Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary
White Room, Jēkaba iela 11, working languages: Latvian–Hungarian
Media to arrive to the White Room of the Saeima by 15:20

16:10........    Ceremonial laying of flowers at the Monument of Freedom
TV and photo opportunity

16:30.........    Meeting with Valdis Dombrovskis, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia
Brīvības bulvāris 36, TV and photo opportunity at the beginning of the meeting
Media to arrive to the venue by 16:20
Media access granted with permanent accreditation cards issued by the Communication Department of the State Chancellery or by applying to the Communication Department of the State Chancellery
Contact person for the media: Diana Germane, Consultant of the Communication Department of the State Chancellery, phone +371 67082922

17:15.........    Opening of exhibition of works by Ms. Elga Sakse, Hungarian–Latvian literary translator
Rūpniecības iela 10, TV and photo opportunity
Contact point for the media: Press Service of the Saeima, phone +371 67087281

Friday, 26 October

9:35........    Tour of Old Town Riga

10:25........    Tour of the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia
Strēlnieku laukums 1, TV and photo opportunity
Contact person for the media: Jānis Krūmiņš, Administrator of the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, phone +371 67212715

11:10........    Meeting with Arvils Ašeradens, Chairman of the Saeima’s group for interparliamentary relations with Hungary, and members of the group
Red Room, Jēkaba iela 11, TV and photo opportunity at the beginning of the meeting
Contact point for the media: Press Service of the Saeima, phone +371 67087281

Media representatives who are not accredited for work in the Saeima are invited to apply to the Press Service of the Saeima beforehand.

For information on the meetings held in other institutions and media accreditation at these institutions, please contact beforehand the relevant contact points indicated in the programme.


Saeima Press Service

Sestdien, 24.oktobrī