Letizia takes off the mourning to receive a group of Chinese professionals
Princes de Asturias received today in hearing, in the Palace of the Zarzuela,
to a group of Chinese professional young people who within the framework visit Spain of a bilateral program that she persecutes to improve the knowledge on the Spanish reality in the Asian country. DoĐa Letizia,
who until now has dressed in mourning lightening during her public appearances, chose for the occasion a dark green dress and a shelter to pictures. Right morning turns a month from the tragic disappearance of its sister, Erika Ortiz.
Madrid, Barcelona and Bilbao are the three cities that will receive to these fourteen Chinese young people during their stay of ten days in Spain, in which they will visit companies, political and cultural institutions, schools of businesses and they will be entrevistar├ín with social representatives.
This is the second edition of the program "Future young Chinese leaders", who develop to the Foundation Spain-China Advice in collaboration with the Spanish Ministry of Outer Subjects and Cooperation.
Prince de Asturias
emphasized the important thing that he is that the program has continuity and the "special moment" by which they cross the relations between countries both, informed a spokesman into the House of the King.
Already in his first edition, in January of 2006, Princes de Asturias received in hearing to the participants in this program, conceived to impel the cultural, economic and scientific cooperation.
Juan Llad├│ Arbur├║a, president of the Foundation Consejo Spain-China, accompanied to the young people to his hearing with Princes de Asturias.
The encounter in the Zarzuela has taken place few days after the vice-president of the Government, Maria Teresa Fernandez of the Fertile valley,
and the Secretary of State, Miguel Moratinos Angel,
presented/displayed in Madrid the "Year of Spain in China", that during 2007 will deepen in the relations with a country that Spain considers a "interlocutor privileged".
The initiative will allow to disclose the Spanish reality in the Asian country and arose after the visit that the Chinese president made to Spain, Hu Jintao,
in November of 2005, in that the celebration remembered in addition to the "Festival of Chinese Art" in Spain.
It is predicted that in next June the Kings make an official visit to China. The last summer, Princes de Asturias inaugurated in Beijing the center of the Cervantes Institute