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Old 01-06-2009, 01:25 PM
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Congratulations to Princess Astrid! I am pleased to see that her good work is being recognized.
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Pics 13.3.2009

Princess Astrid and Professor Coll-Seck at the Roll Back Malaria
Partnership (RBM) at the Résidence Palace, Club Room in Brussels,
Belgium on 13 March 2009.


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Maybe I have not been paying attention or the press just doesn't cover her as they might cover other royals, but I never knew that Astrid performed so many royal duties.
Good for her!
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UAE envoy meets Princess Astrid of Belgium
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Maybe I have not been paying attention or the press just doesn't cover her as they might cover other royals, but I never knew that Astrid performed so many royal duties.
Good for her!
I think the foreign press outside Belgium does not pay particular
attention to Princess Astrid, which is a pity. As far as it concerns
the German press, I remember reports about her family life in the
1980s, but that has come to an end with the 1990s.

Here are some more additional pics from last Friday:

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Old 03-28-2009, 05:45 PM
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Princess Astrid visits Saudi Prince Faisal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, President of the Saudi Red Crescent Authority.

The Princess is on a visit to Saudia Arabia, Qatar and the UAE as Special Representative of Roll Back Malaria

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Princess Astrid of Belgium, representative of the "Roll Back Malaria Parternership", pictured as she visits the hospital of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. (31/03/2009)
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Is the editorial of his website royalty-online, 'weekend royalty' editor Marc vand er Linden discribes the press conference that pricness Astrid gave about the fight against Malaria recently. It was said that the princess would not reply to questiuons, so she read a statement. However the princess was obviously full of good ideas and very enthausiastic about the project. After the press conference the journalist talked to princess Astrid, who started talking with passion about the topic, in perfect Dutch!

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I like the way you emphasize her "perfect Dutch". It would be shameful if it wasn't good, she studied in Leiden for a year.
Though, of course, Dutch and Flemish...
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The pics from March 28 and the ones belga has dated
with March 31 look so similar, could it be that's it's all
been from the hospital visit on March 28?

Princess Astrid meets Saudi Arabia's Finance Minister
Ibrahim al-Assaf in Riyadh March 29, 2009.
Princess Astrid is in the country to urge the government
to join and support an international program aimed to
combat malaria, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

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The pics from March 28 and the ones belga has dated
with March 31 look so similar, could it be that's it's all
been from the hospital visit on March 28?

Princess Astrid meets Saudi Arabia's Finance Minister
Ibrahim al-Assaf in Riyadh March 29, 2009.
Princess Astrid is in the country to urge the government
to join and support an international program aimed to
combat malaria, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

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I thought the same thing, but you'd assume an agency like Belga would be carefull enough about these things...
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I thought the same thing, but you'd assume an agency like Belga would be carefull enough about these things...
Some time ago they've filled their stock with many old pics from the
last years and dated them as if they were new, so I'm not sure..

Besides that: how long did or does she stay in Saudia Arabia, Qatar and
the UAE? Seems I've missed that information.
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According to Monarchie.be: from 27 March to 3 April... So don't stop searching for pics yet!

Today the Princess moved on to the UAE, declared malaria-free in 2007.
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Belgian Princess on Malaria Awareness Tour in Middle East
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Princess Astrid during a meeting on maternal health and control
of malaria in part of the G-8 strategy on Parliament Hill in Ottawa,
Canada on Friday, April 16, 2010.


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This handout picture released by the UN Roll Back Malaria programme
on Monday 19 April 2010, shows Princess Astrid of Belgium, special
representative of the Roll Back Malaria programe and Deputy Secretary
General of the UN Dr Asha-Rose Migiro, after attending the roundtable
discussion and progress update for Africa organised by UNICEF and the
Roll Back Malaria Partnership, at UNICEF House, in New York.


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Astrid's journey for the fight against Malaria goes on:


Princess Astrid of Belgium as she meets World Bank President
Robert Zoellick, Tuesday 20 April 2010 at the headquarters in
Washington, D. C.. This meeting is part of Princess Astrid six
days trip in Canada and USA as special representative for UN
Roll Back Malaria programme.


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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon with Princess
Astrid at the start of a meeting at United Nations headquarters
in New York, New York, USA on 21 April 2010.


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Public health leaders and dignitaries including Princess Astrid participate
in a reception for the exhibition "Malaria, blood, sweat, and tears" held
at the United Nations, in New York, New York, USA, 22, April 2010 to
commemorate World Malaria Day on 25 April 2010.


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Great photo's of the Princess in the USA
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