State Visit from Estonia, day 3

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The first item on the agenda for the morning was a visit to the Estonian School. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/Scanpix

The last day of the State Visit began with a visit to the Estonian School in Stockholm. The school, which is in Gamla Stan, was founded in 1945 by Estonian refugees. Today, it has 170 pupils.
Afterwards, President Ilves, Prince Carl Philip and Minister for Defence Sten Tolgfors visited the Nordic Battlegroup in Enköping. This is part of the EU's task force, and consists of 2,000 soldiers from Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Norway and Sweden.
 
At the same time, First Lady Ilves and Mistress of the Robes Alice Trolle-Wachtmeister visited the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Uppsala. The visit began with a presentation by Vice-Chancellor Lisa Sennerby Forsse.
 
County Governor Peter Egardt then hosted a lunch at Uppsala Castle.
 
In the afternoon, First Lady Ilves visited Uppsala University Hospital, where she learnt about play therapy.
 
At the same time, Prince Carl Philip and President Ilves visited the Ångström Laboratory, which carries out research into physics, chemistry, mathematics and materials science.
 
The final item on the agenda for the day was a lecture by the President on European politics at Uppsala University.