On 23 April, St Jordi’s Day, Linda Mazure, Coordinator for the Catalan National Assembly in Latvia, presented gifts from the President-in-exile of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont i Casamajó, and President of Catalonia, Quim Torra.

The gifts were accepted by NLL Executive Director Dzintra Mukāne.

Carles Puigdemont’s message: To the National Library of Latvia, its venerable People’s Bookshelf with gratitude beyond words for its example and solidarity with the Catalan people.
I send you a brotherly embrace on behalf of all unjustly dismissed governments and those in exile.

Quim Torra’s message: To the National Library of Latvia. With my admiration for your fight for freedom.
Photo: Kristians Luhaers