The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, at the San Raffaele Vita - Salute University in Milan for the inauguration of the university's academic year.
The head of state was welcomed by the president of the Lombardy Region Attilio Fontana, by the mayor of Milan, Giuseppe Sala and by the prefect Renato Saccone.
The president was greeted in the Ceremony Hall by a standing ovation and a long round of applause.
Among others, the Minister of University and Research Anna Maria Bernini, the Minister of Health Orazio Schillaci, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister, Antonio Tajani, of the Public Administration Paolo Zangrillo, were also present at the inauguration ceremony of the academic year. Institutional reforms Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, the Archbishop of Milan, Monsignor Mario Delpini.