Meeting Bethlehem deputy mayor George Saadeh. They talked about the situation of the city, of its tourism, and about the cooperation Bethlehem has with a lot of European cities. The President visited the church of nativity.
Staffan Nilsson and the Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilus (Greek ortodox church) discussed religion and politics in the region. They touched upon possible future ecumenical round table during Staffan Nilsson's presidency.