Spanish King and Queen Host Colombian President

  May 3, 2023 at 9:07 pm by

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain welcomed president Colombian President Gustavo Francisco Petro and his wife Verónica Alcocer in Madrid today. The president is paying a two-day State Visit to Spain to strengthen ties between the two countries.

In the morning the King and Queen received their visitors during a welcome ceremony on the court yard of the royal palace of Madrid. After a review of the guards the King again hosted the president during a luncheon at Zarzuela Palace. The day was concluded by a state banquet in the royal palace. The Queen wore a red dress and the Spanish floral tiara, combined with a diamond bow brooch from the joyas de pasar. The Colombian first lady looked lovely in a blue gown and cape. The visit will be continued tomorrow.

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