NATO Secretary General’s visit to the Republic of Portugal (2nd Revised)
On Wednesday, 26 and Thursday 27 May 2021, NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will visit the Republic of Portugal, where he will meet with the Prime Minister H.E. Mr. António Costa and he will attend a meeting of the Council of State, chaired by the President of the Republic of Portugal, H.E. Prof. Dr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.
The NATO Secretary General, together with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Portugal, will inaugurate the NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Academy in Lisbon.
On Thursday, NATO Secretary General will visit the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy taking part in NATO exercise Steadfast Defender 21. The Secretary General will also attend the Informal Meeting of the European Union Defence Ministers.
Wednesday, 26 May
13:10 (CEST) Secretary General joint press conference with the Prime Minister António Costa
15:00 (CEST) Secretary General’s remarks at the inauguration of the NCI Academy together with the Prime Minister António Costa
Thursday, 27 May
12:30 (CEST) Secretary General’s joint press point on board the HMS Queen Elizabeth as part of NATO exercise Steadfast Defender 21 with Defence Minister Joao Gomes Cravinho of Portugal, the Chair of the Military Committee Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, the Supreme Allied Commander Europe Gen. Tod Wolters and First Sea Lord Adm. Tony Radakin
19:30 (CEST) Secretary General’s doorstep at the Informal Meeting of EU Defence Ministers
- The press events on 26 May and the doorstep on 27 May will be broadcast live on the NATO website. After the events, the video will be available for free download from the NATO Multimedia Portal.
- A video recording of the event on board the HMS Queen Elizabeth on 27 May will be distributed afterwards via the NATO Multimedia Portal.
- A transcript of the Secretary General’s remarks, as well as pictures taken by NATO photographers, will be available on the NATO website.The press moments will be available in original sound, English and French.
Mr. Mark Sanders
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Mrs. Rehanna Jones-Boutaleb
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