Luxembourg Prime Minister visits the ECA

Met dank overgenomen van Europese Rekenkamer i, gepubliceerd op donderdag 14 januari 2016.

On Thursday 14 January the President of the European Court of Auditors i (ECA), Mr Vítor Caldeira, and Luxembourg Member, Mr Henri Grethen, welcomed the Prime Minister of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Mr Xavier Bettel i.

On his visit to the Court, the Prime Minister also met the ECA's other Members and staff. He gave his preliminary assessment of the Luxembourg presidency of the Council of the European Union, which ended on 31 December 2015, and discussed the outlook for Europe.

"It is important to be reminded of our Union's achievements, in particular at times like these, when the benefits of European integration and solidarity are most needed," said ECA President Caldeira in introducing Mr Bettel's presentation, pointing out that Luxembourg has been at the core of the European Project since its beginning.