Last Day in Sweden for King Felipe and Queen Letizia
On Thursday November 25, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia started the second and last day of the state visit to Sweden with a separate program. In the morning the King, along with King Carl Gustaf, attended a business meeting held at the Gran Hôtel at the presence of Swedish and Spanish businessmen. Then King Felipe and King Carl Gustav moved to the Technological Institute KTH in Stockholm to attend the inauguration of the Sweden-Spain Business Seminar.
In the meantime Queen Letizia, accompanied by Queen Silvia, paid a visit to the Bernadotte Library in Stockholm’s Royal Palace, where there are 100,000 volumes collected. At the library they attended a seminar focused on language, literature and translation and organized in collaboration with the Cervantes Institute and the Swedish Institute.
At lunchtime King Felipe and Queen Letizia attended a luncheon hosted by the president of the Citizen Council of city of Stockholm and held at the Golden Hall of the City Hall. The Royal Couple was accompanied by King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia.
King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the City Hall received the golden key of the city and signed the honor book.
In the afternoon King Felipe, along with King Carl Gustaf, visited the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences where they attended a meeting about sustainable energy and climate change.
Then King Felipe and Queen Letizia met with members of the Association of Spanish Scientists in Sweden and handed out the first “Margarita Salas” award to the scientist Mercedes Maroto Valer, “in recognition of the scientific work carried out by researchers of Spanish nationality, based abroad”.
The visit ended at the residence of the Spanish ambassador in Sweden, Villa Byströmn, where King Felipe and Queen Letizia hosted a reception in honour of King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia. Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia were present as well.
Tagged Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Felipe VI of Spain, Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, Prince Daniel of Sweden, Princess Sofia of Sweden, Queen Letizia of Spain, Queen Silvia of Sweden, State Visit.