President Basescu attends ‘world’s largest group hug’ attempt
Attending this Friday the ‘Days of the Alba Iulia Municipality’ President Traian Basescu also participated in the „world’s largest group hug attempt” orchestrated by 6,950 people.
The head of the state waited patiently – as he himself said – for 15 minutes for the Guinness Book representative to confirm the record.
In Alba Iulia, Traian Basescu mingled with teenagers. Local and county representatives and five PD-L members of Parliament of the Alba County (center Romania) also attended the record- breaking attempt.
Donning a T-shirt especially prepared for this event, the head of the state then gave autographs. After that, Basescu reviewed the Guard of the ‘Alba Carolina’ Fortress. The head of state was present at the Alba Iulia Municipality Days two years ago, and he most recently visited the city in November 30, 2008, on occasion of the National Day of Romania celebrations.