Pressemeddelelse

PNR Besøg på Grønland

Den grønlandske landsstyreformand Jonathan Motzfeldt og statsminister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen er værter, når EU-kommissionens formand Romano Prodi besøger Grønland fra den 6. til den 9. juli 2000.

Samtalerne under besøget vil bl.a. dreje sig om Grønlands fremtidige samarbejde med EU. Der vil også blive mulighed for at opleve Grønlands storslåede natur.

Repræsentanter fra pressen er velkomne til at dække besøget. Henvendelse herom skal ske til ministersekretariatschef Bo Jeppesen på telefon 33 92 22 01 senest den 30. juni 2000.

Program:

President of the European Commission, Mr Romano Prodi and Mrs Flavia Franzoni Prodi Official Visit to Greenland 6.-9. July, 2000

Thursday, July 6
09.30 Departure Bruxelles Airport
12.00 Departure Copenhagen Airport
12.00 Arrival Kangerlussuaq (Sondrestrom) Welcome by Premier Jonathan Motzfeldt
12.15 Car ride to Ice Cap, Guided tour
14.15 Departure Kangerlussuaq
15.15 Arrival Ilulissat Accomodation at Hotel Arctic
16.30 Boat ride on Disko Bay to the settlement Oqaatsut
20.30 Dinner at Hotel Arctic Hosted by Premier Jonathan Motzfeldt
Friday, July 7
07.30 Breakfast at Hotel Arctic
08.20 Departure Ilulissat
10.30 Arrival Nuuk Accommodation at Hotel Hans Egede (private talks)
12.00 Luncheon with members of Government, Hans Egedes House (Additional lunch for the rest of the delegations, Cafe Rudolf)
13.30 Meeting with the Greenland Government
13.30 - 15.00 Special programme for Mrs Prodi, Mrs Dybkjær and Mrs Levi
15.00 Press Conference, Katuaq Cultural Center
15.45 Sight seeing in Nuuk incl. Scientific Research Center and National Museum
19.00 Gala Dinner, Hotel Hans Egede Hosted by Premier Jonathan Motzfeldt
Saturday July 8
07.30 Breakfast at Hotel Hans Egede
08.30 Departure Nuuk
10.00 Arrival Narsarsuaq Accommodation at Hotel Narsarsuaq
10.30 Boat ride with Premier Jonathan Motzfeldt to Qassiarsuk with Mr and Mrs Prodi, Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen and Mrs Lone Dybkjær

Tjodhilde’s Church, site of the first Norse settlement and the first church on the North American continent

12.15 Departure Qassiarsuk (helicopter)
12.30 Arrival Ice Cap Luncheon, Ice Cap
13.45 Departure Ice Cap
14.30 Arrival Qaqortoq 'Kaffemik' with Municipal Council City Tour, Great Greenland and visit to sheep farmers annual meeting
16.30 Departure Qaqortoq
17.00 Arrival Narsarsuaq
19.00 Farewell dinner, Hotel Narsarsuaq Hosted by Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen and Mrs Lone Dybkjær
Sunday July 9
08.30 Breakfast at Hotel Narsarsuaq
10.00 Departure Narsarsuaq