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Enrico Letta, Prime Minister of the Italian Republic Rang NYSE Opening Bell

H.E. Enrico Letta, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic, at the NYSE

Earlier today his Excellency Enrico Letta, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic visited the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and rang The Opening Bell.

During his visit, Prime Minister Letta met with NYSE Euronext executives and delivered remarks about the status of reforms Italy is implementing to address the country’s economic difficulties. The event was organized by the NYSE and the Italian Embassy in cooperation with the European American Chamber of Commerce in New York and attracted over 200 industry and community leaders from the tristate area.

The event was followed by a visit of the NYSE trading floor and an interview with CNBC Anchor Maria Bartiromo.

Prime Minister Letta is visiting New York to participate in the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Link to Prime Minister’s biography: http://governo.it/Presidente/Biografia/CV_inglese.pdf

More about the Prime Ministers address can be found here.