Italian Prime Minister visits ESO’s Paranal Observatory

On 24 October 2015, the Prime Minister of Italy, His Excellency Matteo Renzi, visited ESO’s Paranal Observatory in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile. He was taken on a tour of ESO’s world-leading astronomical facilities by ESO’s Director General, Tim de Zeeuw, and the Programme Manager of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), Roberto Tamai.

The following appear in the front row of the picture, from left to right: Salvatore Bernabei from ENEL, the Ambassador of Chile to Italy, Fernando Ayala, Chilean Senator Guido Girardi, ENEL CEO Francesco Starace, Italian ESO Council Member Professor Giovanni Bignami, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, ESO Director General, Tim de Zeeuw and E-ELT Programme Manager, Roberto Tamai.

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ESO/Juan Pablo Astorga

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Release date:26 October 2015, 16:00
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