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Old 03-23-2009, 12:28 PM
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More details of the State Visit have been released today:

Tuesday april 21st

HM Queen Beatrix will welcome TM King Carl XVI Gustav and Queen Silvia at Noordeinde Palace,The Hague in the morning.

In the afternoon TM will lay a wreath at the National Monument on Dam Square,Amsterdam

HM The King will attend part of a seminar on ;"Work for all:Challenges and Solutions in times of Crisis"

HM The Queen Silvia will open an exhibition on Swedish Childrensbook Illustrations

TM will visit a work experience project in....Kudelstaart

State Banquet hosted by Her Majesty Queen Beatrix at Noordeinde Palace.

Wednesday april 22nd

HM The King will receive the members of a trade delegation from Sweden.

HM will meet the Presidents of the International Court of Justice ( which happens to be CP Masako's father at present..),
the International Court of Law,the vice/president of the yugoslav tribunal and the secretary/general of the International
Court of Arbitrage,Peace Palace,The Hague.

HM The King will participate in a round-table meeting on `Competitive advantage through environmental technologies` at Shell HQ,The Hague.

HM will meet the Chairs of the Senate and the Second Chamber at the Inner Court,after which HM will have talks with the dutch PM.

Luncheon hosted by the Government in honour of Their Majesties.

Queen Silvia will visit the lovely Keukenhof in the morning,followed by a visit to the Mauritshuis.

In the afternoon TM will visit the University of Leyden where The King will attend a seminar,and The Queen will take part in a discussion meeting on childs rights.

TM will host a concert and dinner

Thursday april 23rd

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix will accompany TM to the province of Groningen,where they will visit the Groningen Seaports company at Delfzijl
where the Royals will be informed on the importance of Scandinavia in this region.

Visit to BIO MCN,a new company in the field of production-research of bio-methanol.

The State Visit will be concluded with a visit the University of Groningen.

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