Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer arrived in Milan to visit Expo 2015. She was accompanied by Italian premier Matteo Renzi, together with his wife Agnese. Renzi said Expo will be "ready for the future" and tried to joke with Merkel in front of video terminals: "Let me check the spread today". Merkel visited the German pavilion and also the one dedicated to Suedtirol. Merkel said she enjoyed the visit, before dining in Palazzo Italia the courses chef Matteo Vigotti had made for he.