State visit of the President of Romania in the Czech Republic

7/16/2009 , Prague

On the invitation of the President of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus, the President of Romania Traian Băsescu will visit the Czech Republic during the days 15th-16th July 2009.

Selection from the program of the visit (15th april 2009)

10:00 - a solemn greeting ceremony with military honours in the First Courtyard of the Prague Castle
*Photo pool during the ceremony

10:15 - both presidents private meeting
*Photo pool at the beginning of the meeting

11:35 - a short meeting with press

*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,

Radim Ochvat, Director of the Press Department