Busy Days for Belgian Royals

  March 11, 2009 at 5:31 am by

The first two days of this week started with a busy agenda for the Belgian royals. On monday king Albert II gave an audience to Mr. Bernhard Clerfayt at the royal palace of Brussels. Mr. Clerfayt is a secretary of state for the modernisation of the federal Finances. On the same day prince Philippe attended a networking cocktail at the Egmont Palace in Brussels. During this cocktail people who participate in the economic missions of the prince were invited, among them Foreign Affairs minister Karel De Gucht, Flemish minister of Economy, Enterprise, Science, Innovation and Foreign Trade, Patricia Ceysens.

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On tuesday king Albert II received prime minister herman van Rompuy at the royal palace in Brussels to discuss the national state of affairs. His son Philippe went to the university city of Louvain/Leuven to visit ‘Arktos’ . this organisation works with youngsters between 12 and 25, who have trouble finding their own way in society, education and professional life. The prince was informed about their project ‘close the gap’. Princess Mathilde yesterday attended a special meeting of ‘Lady Ambassadors’ in Belgium on the occassion of International Women’s Day.

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