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President Ilves met with Tallinn Mayor Edgar Savisaar


At a meeting yesterday with Tallinn Mayor Edgar Savisaar, President Toomas Hendrik Ilves discussed the preparations for the large “European Capital of Culture 2011” project.

The Head of State was gratified that it will be possible to introduce all of Estonia in the course of the European Capital of Culture year.

“Tallinn as a European Capital of Culture will provide a great opportunity to introduce the unique culture of all of Estonia, its old, but still living traditions, our cultural values, and it is also an opportunity to enliven tourism,” said President Ilves.

With the Chairman of the Centre Party, the Head of State also discussed the proceeding in the Riigikogu of the draft law to amend the Constitution initiated by the President of the Republic.


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