Today and tomorrow, President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Jüri Ratas will host the President of the European Parliament and the Speakers of the Parliaments of Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, who will participate in the events dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the restoration of independence of Estonia.
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the restoration of Estonia’s independence, President of the European Parliament David Sassoli, Speaker of the Althingi (Parliament) of Iceland Steingrímur J. Sigfússon, Speaker of the Saeima (Parliament) of Latvia Ināra Mūrniece and Speaker of the Seimas (Parliament) of Lithuania Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen visit Tallinn.
Celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the restoration of independence of Estonia will begin on Friday with the flag raising ceremony at Toompea. After that, the guests will attend the divine service in the St. Mary’s Cathedral at Toompea. Then they will lay flowers at the Memorial Stone to 20 August and plant trees in Kadriorg Park. At noon, they will participate in the special sitting of the August 20th Club and the Riigikogu, and at 3 p.m., attend the festive concert in the Governor’s Garden at Toompea.
Today, Jüri Ratas will have a meeting with Marshal of the Sejm of Poland Elżbieta Witek. Marshal of the Sejm of Poland Elżbieta Witek and President of the European Parliament David Sassoli will also meet with President of the Republic Kersti Kaljulaid and Prime Minister Kaja Kallas during their visit to Tallinn.
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