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Belgian King and Queen Visit the Province of Antwerp

  November 30, 2022 at 3:38 pm by

Today, Wednesday November 30, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the Province of Antwerp.The first stop was in the municipality of Arendonk where the Royal Couple paid a visit to the headquarter of Ravago Building Solutions, a company “specializes in the production and distribution of high-quality building materials”.Upon the arrival at the headquarter of the company the King and the Queen were welcomed by the … Continue reading

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State Visit from Switzerland to Belgium – Last Day

  November 25, 2022 at 10:29 pm by

Today, Friday November 25, second and last day of the Swiss state visit to Belgium, the Presidential couple paid a visit to the regions of Flanders and Wallonia.In the evening President Cassis and the First Lady hosted a jazz concert for King Philippe and Queen Mathilde.The concert was held at the Centre for Fine Arts, Bozar, a multi-disciplinar cultural venue.

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State Visit from Switzerland to Belgium Begins

  November 24, 2022 at 9:21 pm by

The President of the Swiss Confederation, Ignazio Cassis and the First Lady, Paola Rodoni Cassis, arrived yesterday in Belgium for a three-day state visit. Today, Thursday November 24, they were officially welcomed by Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde.The Royal Couple officially welcomed the President and First Lady with a ceremony held in the courtyard in front of the Royal Palace in Brussels. During the welcoming ceremony the President … Continue reading

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Last Day in Lithuania for King Philippe and Queen Mathilde

  October 27, 2022 at 10:11 am by

Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde started the third and last day of the state visit to Lithuania today, Wednesday October 26, with a separate agenda.King Philippe, accompanied by the President of the Republic of Lithuania, Gitanas Nausėda, paid a visit to the Belgian troops at the military base of Pabrade, a town ten kilometers far from the Belarusian border. The Belgian army “have been participating in NATO’s eastern … Continue reading

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Belgian State Visit to Lithuania: Day Two

  October 25, 2022 at 4:56 pm by

Today, Tuesday October 25, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde started their second day in Lithuania by attending a meeting held at the Vilnius Town Hall with Belgian and Lithuanian companies along with the Lithuanian President, Gitanas Nausėda and his wife, Diana Nausediene. Following the meeting took place a e high level business meeting titled: «Transition to a sustainable economy» and focused on renewable energies, energy efficiency, sustainable building … Continue reading

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Belgian King and Queen Begin State Visit to Lithuania

  October 24, 2022 at 4:15 pm by

At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Lithuania, Gitanas Nausėda, Their Majesties Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde started today, Monday October 24, a three-day state visit to Lithuania.Upon the arrival at the airport of the capital Vilnius, the Royal Couple was welcomed by representative of the government of the Republic of Lithuania.Then the King and the Queen moved to the Presidencial Palace where they were … Continue reading

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Belgian King and Queen Visit the Province of Walloon Brabant

  October 21, 2022 at 8:03 am by

On Wednesday October 19, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the Province of Walloon Brabant.The first stop was in the municipality of Rixensart where the Royal Couple paid a visit to the headquarter of the global healthcare pharmaceutical company GSK. This company is “engaged in the research, development and manufacture of innovative pharmaceutical drugs, vaccines and consumer health products”. Upon the arrival at the headquarter … Continue reading

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Belgian Royal Family At The Opening Ceremony Of The Academic Year Of The Royal Military Academy

  October 14, 2022 at 10:05 pm by

Yesterday, Thursday October 13, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, along with their children, Prince Emmanuel and Princess Eléonore and King Albert were present at the opening ceremony of the academic year 2022-2023 of the Royal Military Academy held at the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels.The only two absent were Crown Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, and Queen Paola: the Crown Princess is currently to Oxford for her studies … Continue reading

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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde Official Visit to the State of Rhineland-Palatinate: Last Day

  October 6, 2022 at 2:37 pm by

Today, Thuesday October 6th, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde started the second and last day of the official visit to the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate by visiting Sankt Goar, a town in the Middle Rhine Valley. From the town they took a boat ride to the town of Boppard. During the boat trip on the Rhine, the Royal Couple, along with Malu Dreyer, Prime Minister, and other members … Continue reading

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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde Begin Official Visit to the State of Rhineland-Palatinate

  October 5, 2022 at 4:11 pm by

Today, Wednesday October 5, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde started a two-day official visit to the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The official visit began in Mainz, capital of the state, where the Royal Couple paid a visit to the headquarter of the BioNTeCH research institute. BioNTeCH is a pharmaceutical company that, together with Pfizer, have developed a vaccine against Covid-19. Upon the arrival at the facility, the King … Continue reading

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Belgian King and Queen Arrive in Germany Ahead of Official Visit

  October 4, 2022 at 5:02 pm by

Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde arrived in Germany this afternoon, Tuesday October 4, ahead of their two-day official visit to the German State of Rhineland-Palatinate. In the evening, in Mainz, capital of the Rhineland-Palatinate state, the King and the Queen attended a dinner with Clemens Hoch, Minister for Science and Health of the state and BioNTech Group founders Ozlem Tureci and Ugur Sahin. BioNTech Group, together with Pfizer, … Continue reading

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King Philippe Hands out the Blue Beret to Prince Gabriel

  September 30, 2022 at 4:55 pm by

Today, Friday September 30, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, along with Crown Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, attended the ceremony of the presentation of the Blue Berets, a military ceremony during which the students who have passed the military initiation phase receive their blue beret. The ceremony took place in the courtyard of the Royal Military Academy in Brussels. Among the 190 students who received the berets from … Continue reading

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Belgian Royal Family Celebrates National Day

  July 21, 2022 at 4:17 pm by

On Wednesday July 20, the Belgian Royal Family started the celebrations for the Belgian National Day. In the evening, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde along with Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz attended the concert “Prelude to National Day” held at the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels and organized by the International Queen Elisabeth Competition, together with the Belgian National Orchestra. In the morning of the National Day, Thursday July … Continue reading

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Belgian King and Queen Visit the Province of Limburg

  June 22, 2022 at 6:29 pm by

Today, Wednesday June 22, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the Province of Limburg. The first stop was in the municipality of Borgloon where the Royal Couple paid a visit to BelOrta, a cooperative of fresh fruits and vegetables. The King and the Queen, along with Dirk Bertels, chairman of BelOrta, toured the headquarter of the cooperative and were informed about the supply and quality … Continue reading

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Last day in Congo for King Philippe and Queen Mathilde

  June 13, 2022 at 2:11 am by

On Sunday June 12, for sixth and last day of the official visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde moved to Bukavu, capital of the province of South Kivu in the east of the country. Upon the arrival at the airport the Royal Couple was welcomed by Théo Ngwabidje Kasi, Governor of the province, Prime Minister Jean Michel Sama Lukonde and members of … Continue reading

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Belgian Official Visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo – Day Five: Lubumbashi

  June 12, 2022 at 5:36 pm by

Today, Saturday June 11, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde started the fifth day in Congo by visiting Katanga, a village located 90 kilometers from Lubumbashi, capital of the Haut-Katanga province. In the village the Royal Couple, along with the Belgia delegation, Prime Minister Jean Michel Sama Lukonde and the Governor of Haut Katanga, Jacques Kyabula Katwe, was informed about the “Global Environment Facility (GEF), a sustainable reforestation project … Continue reading

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Belgian Official Visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo – Day Four: Lubumbashi

  June 10, 2022 at 5:31 pm by

Today, Friday June 10, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde continued the official visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo in Lubumbashi, capital of the Haut-Katanga province. Upon the arrival at the airport the Royal Couple was welcomed by Prime Minister Jean Michel Sama Lukonde and members of the government. Then the King and the Queen, along with the Belgian delegation and the Congolese prime Minister, paid a visit … Continue reading

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Belgian Official Visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo – Day Three: Kinshasa

  June 9, 2022 at 6:29 pm by

Today, Thursday June 9, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians started the third day in Congo by visiting the Beach Ngobila market where they met with Congolese women that are clothing and fabrics dealers. First Lady Denise Nyakeru was present as well. Then the Royal Couple paid a visit to the “Institut National de Recherche Biomedicale”, a biomedical research facility that has been collaborating with the … Continue reading

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Belgian Official Visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo – Day Two: Kinshasa

  June 9, 2022 at 12:45 pm by

After yesterday’s arrival and the meeting with the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), His Excellency Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo and First Lady Denise Nyakeru, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde started today, Wednesday June 8, the official visit in Congo. In Kinshasa, the capital, the King and the Queen, along with the President, the First Lady and the Belgian delegation, paid a visit to the “Memorial … Continue reading

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Belgian King and Queen Begin Official Visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo

  June 8, 2022 at 7:55 am by

At the invitation of the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), His Excellency Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde started today, Tuesday June 7, a six-day official visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Royal Couple, arrived in early afternoon at the airport of the capital Kinshasa, was welcomed by President Tshisekedi, First Lady Denise Nyakeru and members of the government. The … Continue reading

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