Felipe and Letizia Present The ‘Rey Jaime I’ Awards

  November 24, 2016 at 8:41 pm by

During a visit to Valencia, King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia presented the 28th edition of the Rey Jaime I Awards, which have the aim of promoting research and scientific development within Spain by “bringing together research, scientific and business entities”.

The King gave a speech at the ceremony where he said it was time to “place research, development, innovation and entrepreneurship among the main priorities of our country” to ensure the best possibility of growth.

While in Valencia, they also visited the Mercado Central de Valencia, a public marketplace. A large number of locals had came out to welcome the King and Queen, who happily spent time greeting them and shaking hands with as many as possible. Queen Letizia opted for a simple look comprising of a navy dress and blazer.

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