NATO's General Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen conducts his first visit to Bucharest since he took over the mandate. Rasmussen's visit follows President Traian Basescu's visit as NATO prepares the NATO Summit at Lisbon, for November 2010, Romanian news agency Agerpres informs.

In his first visit, Rasmussen will meet President Basescu, and he will attend and official cocktail. On Friday, Rasmussen will meet Foreign Affairs minister Teodor Baconschi and National Defense minister Gabriel Oprea.