A gift from Ignazio Cassis, Vice-President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation

The gift is received by Dagnija Baltiņa, Director of the NLL Special Collections Department on 5 July

The inscription:

Thank you for the opportunity to visit this most impressive and futuristic National Library.
It clearly plays a key role not only in preserving the centuries old cultural identity and wisdom of Latvia, but also is fostering and disseminating knowledge to build the country’s future.
Photo: Edgars Roze