Week beginning Monday, 21 October 2013

Posted on 10/21/13, at 10:45

Coinní Poiblí ag an Uachtarán Mícheál D. Ó hUigínn don tseachtain dar tús 21 Deireadh Fómhair, 2013

Monday 21 October, 2013

11:45 a.m. (Dublin) Mexico

President lays a wreath at the Altar of the Nation, Chapultepec Park

12:30 p.m. (Mexico) National Palace, Mexico

President and Mrs Higgins officially greeted by President Enrique Peña Nieto and First Lady Sra. Angelica Rivera de Peña

1:00 p.m. (Mexico ) National Palace, Mexico

President meets with President Enrique Peña Nieto and Ministers and witnesses the signing of a Joint Statement by Ministers

2:40 p.m. (Mexico) National Palace, Mexico

President attends a lunch hosted by President Peña Nieto

7:00 p.m. (Mexico) Hotel Presidente Intercontinental

President and Mrs Higgins attend a reception hosted in their honour by Ambassador Hyland for the local Irish business, cultural and academic community.

Tuesday 22 October, 2013

8:30 a.m. (Mexico) Hotel Presidente Intercontinental

President addresses a Business breakfast hosted by Embassy of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland

1:30 p.m. (Mexico) Guadalajara Conference Centre

President makes a keynote address at the Mexico Business Summit.

8:00 p.m. (Mexico) Centro Nacional de las Artes, Auditorio Blas Galindo

President attends a concert by Camerata Ireland

Wednesday 23 October, 2013

11:10 a.m. (Mexico) Ministry of Foreign Affairs Conference Hall

President delivers a Keynote speech at an event jointly hosted by UNAM and the Instituto Matias Romero)

1:00 p.m. (Mexico) City Hall

President attends Bilateral Meeting with Mayor of Mexico City, Miguel Angel Mancera and is honoured as a distinguished guest of Mexico City

6:47 p.m. (El Salvador) Cuscatlán International Airport

President is officially welcomed and presented with the Keys of the City of San Salvador by the Acting Mayor

Thursday 24 October, 2013

10:45 a.m. (El Salvador) Casa Presidencial

President and Mrs. Higgins are greeted by President Mauricio Funes and Dr. Vanda Pignato and attend bilateral meetings between the Presidents and delegations.

12:30 p.m. (El Salvador ) Casa Presidencial

President and Mrs. Higgins attend a lunch hosted by President Funes

2:30 p.m. (El Salvador ) Salvadoran Legislative Assembly

President gives an address to the Legislative Assembly

6:00 p.m. (El Salvador ) Universidad Centroamérica

President visits Universado Centroamérica and delivers keynote address entitled “Of Memory and Testimony: The Importance of Paying Tribute to Those Who Were Emancipatory”

Friday 25 October, 2013

9:30 a.m. (El Salvador ) Cuscatlán Park

President views the ‘Monument to Memory and Truth’ and attends an NGO Partners Fair

12:00 p.m. (El Salvador) Cathederal and Tomb of Archbishop Romero

President visits Cathedral and Tomb of Archbishop Romero

1:00 p.m. (El Salvador)

President attends a business lunch hosted by the Honorary Consul of Ireland, Roberto Murray Mezza

4:00 p.m. (El Salvador ) SICA

President attends a meeting with Secretary General of SICA (Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana)

Saturday 26 October, 2013

4:05 p.m. (Costa Rica ) Juan Santamaria International Airport

President arrives in Costa Rica