German president Joachim Gauck arrives ahead of state visit

German president Joachim Gauck will arrive in Prague Sunday for the start of a three day state visit on Monday. The visit will include meetings with Czech counterpart Miloš Zeman and prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka as well as a visit to the fortress town of Terezín, used as assembly camp for Jews during WWII, and car maker Škoda Auto’s plant at Mladá Boleslav. Škoda Auto is part of the Volkswagen Group and is the biggest industrial exporter in the Czech Republic.

Author: Chris Johnstone