Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Minister of Economy Étienne Schneider will participate in the informal meeting of ministers responsible for competitiveness and telecommunications in Tallinn, on 17 and 18 July 2017.

In his capacity as Minister of Communications and Media, the Luxembourg Prime Minister, along with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Étienne Schneider, will attend the informal meeting in Talinn today and tomorrow.

In addition to a conference on the digital single market and the free circulation of data, Xavier Bettel will exchange views with the Vice-President of the European Commission, commissioner in charge of the digital single market, Andrus Ansip, on current European affairs.

He will then be welcomed for an interview by Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas to discuss the priorities of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The ministerial meeting will seek in particular to identify the prerequisites for the functioning of the digital single market.