Participation of Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC, at the commemoration of the Bois du Cazier coal mining disaster
Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, went to Belgium to participate in the commemoration of the Bois du Cazier coal mining disaster in Marcinelle, which occurred on 8 August 1956. 262 miners, of whom 136 Italians, were killed in the disaster. To honour them, Antonio Tajani laid flowers at the monument erected in the cemetery of Marcinelle, he then took part in the procession heading toward the site of the former colliery.
Antonio Tajani Ref:P-018598