News Tagged with “President Jóhannesson”

Sölvi and Tristan with President Guðni.

Iceland president gives schoolboys a lift back from the pool

10 Apr Thirteen year old friends Sölvi Reyr Magnússon and Tristan Marri Elmarsson were at Laugardalslaug pool in Reykjavik yesterday when Tristan's mum was running a bit late to pick them up. Tristan spotted President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson by the pool and asked whether he could give them a lift home, which the President said was no problem at all.

Jóhannesson will have a personal meeting with Putin on Thursday.

Icelandic President on his way to meet with Putin

28 Mar Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson is now travelling to Arkhangelsk in Russia to participate in a conference called The Arctic: Ter­ritory of Dia­logue along with Sauli Niinisto, President of Finland, and Vladimir Putin, President of Russia.

The President of Iceland shows his support for people with Down's syndrome by wearing mismatched socks.

Icelandic President wears mismatched socks in support of Down's awareness

21 Mar President Guðni Th. Jóhannnesson is doing his part in supporting World Down Syndrome Day which is today. People across the globe, President Jóhannesson among them, are wearing mismatched socks to show support for diversity.

President Jóhannesson offered a heartfelt welcome to Syrian families who are about to settle in Reykjavik and Akureyri. His wife, First Lady Eliza Reid is on his left hand side.

Icelandic President invites Syrian refugees to his official residence

30 Jan Five Syrian families, part of a new group of Syrian refugees invited by the Icelandic Government to settle in Iceland were received by President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson this afternoon. The President told them that Iceland wanted to show compassion, tolerance and an open mind.

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, President of Iceland, and his wife, First Lady Eliza Reid with the Queen and Prince of Denmark.

Iceland's Presidential couple meet Danish royalty

24 Jan President Guðni Th.Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Reid went on their first official visit since Jóhannesson was inaugurated to meet with Queen Margarethe Þórhildur of Denmark and Prince Henrik in Copenhagen today.

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