EU Agencies Welcome European Parliament President
European Parliament President Martin Schulz to visit EU agencies in Lisbon
(19.9.2014, LISBON) Newly re-elected President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz will visit the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) and the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) on 23 September, accompanied by Secretary of State for European Affairs Bruno Maçães and Mayor of Lisbon António Costa.
The visit will begin with tours of the EU agencies, followed by meetings with EMCDDA Director Wolfgang Götz and EMSA Director Markku Mylly. Mr Schulz will also meet staff members of the two bodies and learn about their ongoing projects and challenges. The proceedings will close with a press conference.
Find below the full press release in English and Portuguese.