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President to attend the anniversary NATO Summit and to meet with the EU and the U.S. Heads of States/Governments

Thursday, April 2, Vilnius - Tomorrow, President of the Republic of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus and the accompanying delegation leaves for the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of France to attend the anniversary NATO Summit on 3-4 April.

 

To be held in Strasbourg (France) and Kehl (Germany), the Summit will be dedicated to discussions on the prospects of the Alliance, its goals and objectives, and NATO operations in Afghanistan; also, the Summit should confirm the Alliance's commitment to develop a new strategic concept for NATO by the next Summit.

 

The two-day meeting of NATO Heads of States/Governments will mark the 60th anniversary of the Alliance. This meeting will be the first one for Albania and Croatia as full members of the Alliance, and for France as a full member of the Alliance's military command. The event will be attended by the U.S. President Barack Obama.

 

On 3 April, Friday, Lithuania's leader will attend the working dinner for the Heads of States/Governments of the North Atlantic Council.

 

On 4 April, Saturday, the Heads of States/Governments will participate in the events dedicated to the Alliance's 60th anniversary, to be followed by a meeting of the North Atlantic Council, and a working lunch.

 

The same evening, President Adamkus will leave for Prague (Czech Republic) to attend the meeting of the EU Heads of States/Governments with the U.S. President Barack Obama on 5 April, Sunday. In the meeting, the Heads of States/Governments will discuss the global economic and financial situation, energy security, climate change, and international politics. Lithuania's President will join other leaders of the EU for lunch with President Obama.

 

The President comes back to Vilnius Sunday evening.


President's engagements on 3-5 April

 

3 April, Friday
15:05 Departure by the President and the accompanying delegation from Vilnius International Airport to Germany
16:30 Arrival at Lahr Airport (local time)
18:00 Arrival by the Heads of States/Governments at the Kurhaus; official welcome by the FRG Chancellor Angela Merkel
19:00 Cultural events (reception and concert) in the Kurhaus
20:15 Working dinner for the Heads of States/Governments of the North Atlantic Council

 

April 4, Saturday
8:45 Arrival by the Heads of States/Governments at the „Passerelle des deux Rives" (pedestrian bridge over the Rhine River, connecting Kehl and Strasbourg) and crossing the bridge on foot
9:30 Solemn ceremony to honour NATO military personnel in NATO-led missions
10:00 Meeting of the North Atlantic Council (working session)
13:30 Informal lunch for the Heads of Sates/Governments, NATO Secretary General, EU High Representative, ministers of foreign affairs and defence, and other high officials
Departure to Prague
Arrival at Prague Airport

 

April 5, Sunday
11:15 Arrival by the EU Heads of States/Governments at the Prague Congress Centre
12:15 Family photo
12:15 Working lunch for the EU Heads of States/Governments and the U.S. President Barack Obama
15:00 Arrival at Prague Airport. Departure to Vilnius
17:45 Arrival at Vilnius International Airport


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