AFTER A brief stopover in Milan Italy, to meet with businessmen and sign off on the compensation deal with Finmeccanica which papers over the irregularities in the $250 million helicopter plot initiated by Ricardo Martinelli, President Juan Carlos Varela and his extended team headed for Poland,
He is accompanied by Vice President Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado and First Lady Lorena Castillo de Varela. They arrived in Krakow Wednesday to participate in the Pope’s International Youth Conference.
Tthey will join the 1,500 Panamanian youths participating in the conference.
Varela and his entourage, including Panama Ambassador to Poland Enrique Zarak, were received by Poland President Andrzej Duda.
It was was officially opened Tuesday and will run through Sunday.
The star guest, Pope Francis also arrived Wednesday. It will be his first visit of to Poland