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The Czech Ambassador Michael Žantovský visited Wales

On the invitation of the regional government, Ambassador Žantovský visited Wales on October 19. During his visit he met with the First Minister of Wales, with Deputy Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales, and also with the Mayor of Caerfilly and the deputy Mayor of Cardiff. At Cardiff Law School, Ambassador Žantovský met with Czech exchange students.

In Cardiff, Ambassador Žantovský met with the First Minister of Wales, Mr. Carwyn Jones. They talked about the priorities of the Welsh government and its relations with European countries. They also discussed possibilities of cooperation between the Czech and Welsh businesses and investors.

With Mr. David Melding, Deputy Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales, Ambassador Žantovský talked about Welsh regional politics. They examined possibilities of cooperation between the Parliaments of the Czech Republic and Wales.

Ambassador Žantovský also met with Ms. Vera Jenkins, the Mayor of Caerfilly. They talked about the successful partnership of the towns Caerfilly and Písek which began 17 years ago.

At Cardiff University, Ambassador Žantovský met with Professor Nigel Lowe, head of the Cardiff Law School, and with a group of Czech students studying there on a one year exchange programme.