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The Speaker leads delegation to Czech Republic

On 25–26 April, the Speaker led a delegation on an official visit to the Czech Republic. The delegation consisted of members of the Riksdag including Marianne Fundahn (Social Democratic Party), Rasmus Giertz (Sweden Democrats) and Marléne Lund Kopparklint (Moderate Party) and the Secretary-General of the Riksdag Ingvar Mattson.

the President of the Czech Republic Petr Pavel and the Speaker Andreas Norlén
Foto: Tomáš Šebesta, Office of the President of the Czech Republic

The programme for the visit included meetings with President Petr Pavel, and meetings with the Committees on Defence and Foreign Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies in the Czech Parliament.

The visit took place at the invitation of Speaker Markéta Pekarová Adamová, who received in the Chamber of Deputies. The program also included a meeting with President Petr Pavel and a visit to the Senate to meet with Deputy Speaker Jiří Drahoš and a meeting with members of the Czech Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee.

The delegation also met Professor Milena Králíčková, the Rector of Charles University.

Persons sitting round a table
Photo: Tomáš Šebesta, Office of the President of the Czech Republic