President of the Republic of Lithuania comes to Prague for a state visit
4/8/2009 , Prague
On the invitation of the President of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus, the President of the Republic of Lithuania Valdas Akamus and his wife Alma Adamkiene will visit the Czech Republic during the days 6th-7th April 2009.
Selection from the program of the visit (9th april 2009)
10:00 - a solemn greeting ceremony with military honours in the First Courtyard of the Prague Castle
*Photo pool during the ceremony
10:20 - a private meeting of the Czech presidential couples
*Photo pool at the beginning of the meeting
11:30 – the state honours of the Republic of Lithuania – the Order of Vytautas the Great - presentation, followed by a short meeting with the media
*Photo, TV and press presence allowed with press pass only
The entrance for journalists will lead through the central tract (the entrance to the Office of the President of the Czech Republic from the Second Courtyard of the Prague Castle). For protocol reasons, it is necessary to appear 30 minutes before the start of the event; late arrivals will not be taken into consideration. Formal dress required. To report arrival please call 224 372 481. For more information, Press Department, Petr Macinka tel. 602 143 129, www.hrad.cz.
Radim Ochvat, Director of the Press Department