The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Benin to make a working visit to Latvia

23.05.2018. 09:46

On 24 May 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, will meet with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Benin, Aurélien Agbénonci, who is coming to Latvia for a working visit.

Edgars Rinkēvičs and Aurélien Agbénonci will discuss regional issues relevant to Latvia and Benin, with a special focus on the potential for economic cooperation, expanding the legal framework and cooperation in international organisations. During the meeting, the parties intend to sign a memorandum of understanding between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs on the establishment of a mechanism for political consultations.

As part of his visit on 24-25 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Benin will meet with the senior management of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and businessmen, as well as presenting a book as a gift to the People’s Bookshelf at the National Library of Latvia.

 

Events for the media

- at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 24 May:

14.30 – Edgars Rinkēvičs welcomes the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Benin, Aurélien Agbénonci, to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Photo opportunity in the MFA lobby

Special accreditation is required to attend. Members of the media accredited to Latvian agencies and institutions are requested to register their participation not later than 10.00 on 24 May by contacting the Media Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please plan your arrival on time, but not later than 30 minutes before the event. 

 

- at the National Library of Latvia on 25 May:

14.45 – the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Benin presents a book as a donation to the People’s Bookshelf

Contacts at the NLL: Public Relations Specialist Augusts Zilberts, mob. 26472501; Head of Corporate Communications Anna Muhka, mob. 29474534

 

 


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