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Old 06-13-2007, 12:31 PM
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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip: Visit to Belgium - July 12, 2007

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According to the website of the Belgian monarchy, Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh will visit Belgium 12 July to commemorate WWI. They will visit Ypres and the cemetary of Tyne Cot at Passendale.
They will also visit the Pharmaceutical GlaxoSmithKline at Wavre.

I am surprised that they will visit Belgium in a semi-official vieit when they have not paid a state visit to King Albert, though it is a nice guesture to the few living veterans of WWI.

12/07/2007
Le Roi, La Reine
Cérémonies de commémoration A l'invitation du Roi et de la Reine, Sa Majesté la Reine Elizabeth II et Son Altesse Royale le Duc d'Edinbourgh sont présents en Belgique.
A Ypres et au Cimetičre de Tyne Cot ŕ Passendale, ils participent aux cérémonies de commémoration de la Premičre Guerre Mondiale.
A Wavre, ils visitent l'entreprise GlaxoSmithKline.
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Old 06-13-2007, 12:50 PM
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Well this is a suprise. Hopefully we'll see some nice pictures of the Queen with Albert and Paola.
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Old 06-13-2007, 12:54 PM
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I believe this will be the 4th time they meet officially since King Albert became King. The previous occassions would have been the jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II and the 50th and 60th remembrances of D-Day (though I am not sure about the 50th one btw).
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Old 07-03-2007, 06:27 AM
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As the event is approaching, I wondered if a time sheduele is already revealed, for those who want to see the Queens, King and Duke?
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Old 07-03-2007, 06:36 AM
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As the event is approaching, I wondered if a time sheduele is already revealed, for those who want to see the Queens, King and Duke?
No scheudule is up on the British website yet, but the visit is mentioned on HM's calender - and also another event for EIIR on the same day
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Old 07-10-2007, 09:36 PM
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This is a surprise. Don't see much of the Queen out in State visits with other royals.
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Old 07-11-2007, 12:14 AM
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No scheudule is up on the British website yet, but the visit is mentioned on HM's calender - and also another event for EIIR on the same day
It looks as though this other event is where Prince Charles is deputising for the Queen at an investiture.
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Old 07-11-2007, 08:09 AM
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The couple will have lunch with the Belgian King and Queen at the royal palace. After that they will be accompanied by Queen Paola. King Albert II stays at home due to his recent operation.
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Old 07-11-2007, 11:34 AM
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I hope we see a nice picture with Queen Elizabeth and Princess Elizabeth :) Or maybe one with the Queen and Prince Philip with Philippe and Elisabeth. Namesakes!
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Old 07-11-2007, 12:12 PM
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That would be pretty cool if we saw the namesakes with each other, although I doubt Queen Elizabeth and the Princess will be photographed together, for some reason. I didn't think that the Queen made official state visits to other reigning countries these days.
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Old 07-11-2007, 04:50 PM
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Queen Elizabeth II leaves Waterloo station, London, on the Eurostar train on an official engagement to Brussels, Belgium. ----> Picture
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Is there a reason why King Albert II has not been made KG (an Extra Knight Companion of the Order of the Garter)? Most European Sovereigns have been honoured in this manner.
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Old 07-11-2007, 07:42 PM
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Is there a reason why King Albert II has not been made KG (an Extra Knight Companion of the Order of the Garter)? Most European Sovereigns have been honoured in this manner.
Usually Her Brittanic Majesty bestows the Order of the Garter in the course of a State Visit. During the Reign of King Albert II, there has not been any State Visit from or to the United Kingdom.

But The Garter was not always bestowed during a State Visit. In 1989 it had pleased Her Brittanic Majesty to bestow the Garter to Queen Beatrix. There was no State Visit (or even an official visit) between the two countries in that year.
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Old 07-11-2007, 10:03 PM
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Queen Elizabeth II leaves Waterloo station, London, on the Eurostar train on an official engagement to Brussels, Belgium. ----> Picture
Thank you Avalon for this picture. Her Majesty looks wonderful as usual. I am looking forward to see how this trip unfolds.
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You are welcome LOSSEAN.
One thing I can say about the visit - we are going to see more bright colours from Her Majesty.
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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Princess Mathilde (2nd L) and Prince Philippe (R) of Belgium welcome British Queen Elizabeth II (2nd R) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (L), at the Meridien hotel in Brussels, Thursday 12 July 2007. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are on a onde day visit to Belgium.

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Old 07-12-2007, 05:56 AM
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Remarkable that HM changed clothes inside the eurolines train . Both outfits look lovely on her but I especially like the fresh colours of the first one.
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Brussel Princess Mathilde and Prince Filip (Philippe) welcome Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh at the Meridien hotel in Brussels. The British royal couple are on a one-day official visit to Belgium during which they attend commemorations to mark the 90th anniversary of WW I
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Queen Elisabeth and prince Philippe are at the Palace with King Albert and Queen Paola I have seen it on the television on the news. Are there any pictures?
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Old 07-12-2007, 08:36 AM
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Queen Elisabeth and prince Philippe are at the Palace with King Albert and Queen Paola I have seen it on the television on the news. Are there any pictures?
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