Prince and Princess of Asturias visit Colombia: Day Three
On their third day in Bogotá, Prince Felipe, Princess Letizia and President Uribe and his wife, Lina Moreno, attended the official Opening of the “II Forum of Investments and Managerial Cooperation Spain – Colombia” at the El Nogal Club. In his speech Prince Felipe declared that Colombia is a country that has good economic health and is deservedly considered one of the more stable states of the region.
During the offial opening of the forum, the Colombian minister for the economy, Oscar Iván Zuluaga, and the Spanish state secretary for trade, Silvia Iranzo, signed a cooperation agreement for long-term credit of 235 million euros from Spain to Colombia in order to finance future productive projects.
Afterward, at the Spanish embassy in Colombia, Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia granted an audience to the Honour Committee of the Independence Bicentenary, and had a lunch with representatives of Colombian intellectuals in order to have a close view of the Colombian society matters. In the Afternoon the Spanish Heirs went to the Casa España in Bogotá to meet with the Spanish Community in Colombia.
Today it is expected that the Royal and the Presidential couples will travel to Medellin, where will take place the “V international Congress on Victims of terrorism”.Filed under Spain
Tagged Bilateral Relations, Colombia, Felipe VI of Spain, Official Visit, President Uribe of Colombia, Queen Letizia of Spain.