In an official ceremony on 5 September, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Latvia, Jānis Sīlis, presented his credentials to the President of Ireland, Michael D.Higgins.
In a conversation with the President, the Ambassador pledged his commitment to the strengthening of bilateral cooperation and forwarded an invitation from the President of Latvia, Raimonds Vējonis, to make a visit to Latvia. Ambassador Sīlis also told the President about the upcoming events in 2018 to celebrate the centennial of Latvia, highlighting in particular the Song and Dance Celebration.
President Michael D.Higgins underlined the significant contribution of the Latvian diaspora and the diversity of Latvian culture to the development and enrichment of Ireland’s multicultural environment.
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