President Basescu pays official visit to Slovakia
Romanian President Traian Basescu will be paying an official visit to Slovakia on Wednesday and Thursday, the President’s Office has announced.
According to the president’s agenda posted on the Presidential Administration’s website, Basescu will be welcomed by Slovakian leader Ivan Gasparovic at the presidential palace. The private talks and the talks with the participation of the two delegation members will be followed by a joint declaration for reporters given by the two presidents.
Later in the day, Basescu will hold talks with Slovakian Parliament Speaker Pavol Paska at Bratislava Castle and he is to attend an official dinner offered in his honour by the Slovakian head of state late on Wednesday.
On Thursday, Basescu will attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Military Cemetery of the Romanian Army located in Zvolen and will then travel to Banska Bystrica, to visit the Slovakian National Liberation Museum. A ceremony will also be held in Banska Bystrica, in which the Romanian president and Russian State Duma Chairman Sergey Naryshkin will unveil commemorative plaques honouring the Romanian and Russian armies, who freed the city in World War Two.