The Latvian Ambassador to Italy, Astra Kurme, visited the northern Italian city of Modena on 9-10 July, where she was greeted by the brass band of the Latvian National Armed Forces (LNAF), and its Music Director, Lieutenant Colonel Dainis Vuskans.
The band is in Modena between 9-15 July, and will take part in the International Festival of Military Music. Ambassador Kurme met the band during a concert in the evening of 9 July in the municipality of Savignano Sul Panaro, and again at the official opening of the Festival on 10 July.
As part of her visit, Ambassador Kurme also met with Giorgio Pighi, the Mayor of Modena, City Prefect Mario Ventura, and with the President of the local chamber of commerce, Vittorio Fini. During the meetings, the Ambassador discussed Latvia's growth and business and investment environments during the most recent year since its accession to the EU, and invited her guests to consider opportunities of co-operating with Latvian businessmen and investing in Latvia.
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