Gov. LePage heads to Iceland to participate in Arctic Circle Assembly

Gov. Paul R. LePage is leading a delegation of more than 40 Mainers to Reykjavik, Iceland, who will participate in the 2018 Arctic Circle Assembly, the largest network of international dialogue and cooperation on the future of the Arctic.

On Saturday, LePage will meet with Iceland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson to re-sign the Maine-Iceland memorandum of understanding as a symbol of renewed commitment to strengthen ties and increase cooperation in the areas of economic development, trade, energy, natural resources, transportation, culture and the arts.

The original memorandum between Maine and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland was signed in June 2014.

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