Official Visit of Italian Delegation

04 June 2013


On Thursday May 23rd, the Italian Ambassador to the North Atlantic Council, H.E. Gabriele CHECCHIA, accompanied by the Italian Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, H.E. Stefano CACCIAGUERRA RANGHIERI, was welcomed by NSPA's General Manager, Mr Mike LYDEN.

The Italian delegation also included First Counsellor Catherine FLUMIANI and Colonel (ITA A) Giovanni CAPPAI.

The aim of the visit was to update Ambassador CHECCHIA on NSPA's current activities and implementation plans, with particular reference to matters in which Italy is involved. Numerous topics were discussed and the need to evaluate other areas of possible collaboration between Italy and NSPA was reaffirmed. Ambassador CHECCHIA concluded his visit by meeting with NSPA staff members of Italian nationality, to whom he expressed Italy's gratitude for their commitment and for the professionalism they demonstrate daily in carrying out their duties at NSPA.