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Old 06-22-2009, 03:46 PM
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Sheikh Hamad and Sheikha Mozah's State Visit to France: June 22-24, 2009

HH the Cheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani , Emir of Qatar, is paying a two days state visit to France:

Welcome ceremony at the Elysée palace this afternoon:

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Meeting with President Sarkozy

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Old 06-22-2009, 03:51 PM
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The Emir, and his glamorous wife, were already the guests of the French Republic in 2007 and 2008 during the lavish ceremonies of the National Day.

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I am surprised to see that Sheikha Mozah does not accompany Emir. Is the lady in a white shirt sitting next to Emir Sheikha Al-Mayassa?
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Old 06-22-2009, 04:29 PM
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State Dinner at the Elysée palace :

Greeting the Guests in the Murat Room

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Taking their seats at the dinner

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Speech of President Sarkozy

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Speech of the Emir

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Old 06-22-2009, 04:35 PM
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WOW !!! I have to say that Madame Bruni Sarkozy looked magnificent in the dress resembling a shower curtain. Sheikha Mozah is perfect as usual in a nicely tailored dress. The dark pink colour brought her complexion out.
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I am surprised to see that Sheikha Mozah does not accompany Emir. Is the lady in a white shirt sitting next to Emir Sheikha Al-Mayassa?
No that is Sheikha Hind.
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Thanks for information! Does Sheikha Hind occupy a post in the government that make it possible for her to attend official meetings at the upper level?
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Mozah looks great during dinner.
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Old 06-22-2009, 06:08 PM
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Thanks for information! Does Sheikha Hind occupy a post in the government that make it possible for her to attend official meetings at the upper level?
She is head of her fathers affairs/office.


First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (L) and Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al-Missned (2-L) arrive to the gala dinner followed by President Nicolas Sarkozy (2nd R) and Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar (R), at Elysee Palace, in Paris, France, 22 June 2009, where a gala dinner was offered to the visitors. The Emir of Qatar is on a three days State visit to France.

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Thanks for the information!
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Sheikha Mozah's belt is made of pearls, isn't it?
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the ladies look lovely - can't wait to see more of the visit already.
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Old 06-23-2009, 05:39 AM
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Sheikha Mozah's belt is made of pearls, isn't it?
Yes pearls and diamonds!

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani (R) and his wife Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Misned leave after a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris June 23, 2009. Al Thani is France for a three-day state visit.
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both ladies look great during the dinner,I like Mozha pink dress
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Old 06-23-2009, 01:11 PM
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More pics of the ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris :

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More from the state dinner yesterday evening :

PHOTOS : Carla Bruni, l’été lui réussit…. c’est la reine de l’Elysée ! - Photos People Public.fr
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i loved the outfit at the arc de Triomphe, and gala outfit is very elegant
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Bowled over! So was it the sight of stunning Carla Bruni make this Republican guard go weak at the knees? | Mail Online
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Video and images from the French president’s official website of the first day of the Qatar state visit:

Click on the “200-06-2009” video at right to see the gala toasts.
PR TV | A l'Elysée | Elysee.fr | Présidence de la République

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Photos | Galerie Photos | Entretien de M. le Président de la République avec Son Altesse Cheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir de l'Etat du Qatar, suivi d’un diner d’Etat au Palais de l’Elysée | Elysee.fr | Présidence de la République
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Thanks for the photos & articles Nico!

Elegant sheikh's wife proves Carla's fashion equal while Rania drops in on Downing St - hellomagazine.com
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i liked Carla dress alot,very beautiful.
Sheikha Mozha looked great too her pink dress is fantastic,as the dress from her visit to the arc de Triomphe.
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