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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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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple Official Visit to Sweden: Last Day

  May 5, 2022 at 1:29 am by

The third and last day of the Norwegian Crown Prince Couple official visit to Sweden started early today, Wednesday May 4, when Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and Prince Haakon took a train for Gothenburg, in southwestern Sweden. The Crown Prince Couple and Prince Haakon began their visit in Gothenburg by attending a symposium focused on renewable energy at the Lindholmen Science Park. Then Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and … Continue reading

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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple Official Visit to Sweden: Day Two

  May 4, 2022 at 3:21 am by

The second day of the Norwegian Crown Prince Couple official visit to Sweden started today, Tuesday May 3, with the opening of a Norwegian-Swedish business seminar. Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and Crown Prince Haakon attended the seminar that was focused “on digitization and the use of artificial intelligence in the development of green and circular solutions”. Then, at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Crown Princess Couple and … Continue reading

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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple Starts Official Visit to Sweden.

  May 3, 2022 at 4:43 am by

On Monday May 2, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit began a three-day official visit to Sweden hosted by Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel. Following the official welcoming at the Haga castle, the Crown Princess Couple and the Crown Prince Couple attended the opening of the business seminar “Norway and Sweden – stronger together than separately” at the Karolinska Institutet. Then they paid a visit to Kulturhuset, a library … Continue reading

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Dutch King and Queen Host Lunch for Austrian President

  November 14, 2018 at 2:33 am by

Today, Wednesday November 14, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima received the President of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, and his wife Doris Schmidauer. The President and First Lady were officially welcomed with a welcoming ceremony held in the courtyard of the Palace Noordeinde in The Hague. The King and the President inspected a guard of honour and the national anthems were played. Inside the palace took place a … Continue reading

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Catherine Stuns In Alexander McQueen During Dinner In Norway

  February 1, 2018 at 8:49 pm by

The Duchess of Cambridge led the fashion stakes on Thursday evening during a black-tie dinner hosted at the Royal Palace of Olso by King Harald V of Norway in honour of the Cambridges’ official visit to the Scandinavian nation. ‘Grecian goddess’ was the term most frequently used by the media to describe Catherine’s appearance in a cream chiffon Alexander McQueen evening gown with a cape overlay and diamanté embellishment around … Continue reading

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The Cambridges Begin Scandinavia Tour in Sweden

  January 30, 2018 at 7:34 pm by

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge kicked off their tour of Scandinavia on Tuesday in Sweden, where they met with members of the Swedish Royal Family. First, William and Catherine – rugged up against the cold Swedish winter – attended a bandy hockey game in central Stockholm, learning about the sport from youngsters who play it. The royal pair were also given the opportunity to take three penalty shots on goal … Continue reading

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Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel To Visit The Baltic States

  January 29, 2018 at 9:24 am by

Sweden’s Crown Princess Couple will be paying visits to the Baltic States this year, to mark each respective country’s centenary of independence. Their first visit will be to Lithuania on February 16, where Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel will attend official celebrations in Vilnius on the country’s National Day before meeting with President Dalia Grybauskaitė for a luncheon. The Princess and Prince will attend a reception at the Swedish Embassy with … Continue reading

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Visit to Sri Lanka On The Agenda For The Wessexes

  January 12, 2018 at 6:23 am by

The British High Commission in Sri Lanka confirmed on Thursday that the Earl and Countess of Wessex will be visiting Sri Lanka to attend celebrations marking the nation’s 70th anniversary of independence from Great Britain. Edward and Sophie will spend five days in Sri Lanka – from January 31 to February 4 – and visit Colombo amongst other cities. The couple’s engagements will highlight the “shared interest in the Commonwealth, youth … Continue reading

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Prince Albert and Princess Charlène Begin Visit to Burkina Faso

  January 11, 2018 at 7:04 pm by

The Prince and Princess of Monaco arrived in Burkina Faso on Wednesday evening, ahead of a two-day official visit to the West African country. After an official welcoming ceremony at Palais de Kosyam, President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and his wife, Sika Bella Kaboré, spent Thursday with Prince Albert and Princess Charlene, as they paid visits around Ouagadougou to various organisations. They visited a primary school in the town Saaba, and the National … Continue reading

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Dutch King and Queen End Official Visit to the Dutch Caribbean

  December 2, 2017 at 3:11 pm by

On the third and final day of their official visit, Saturday December 2, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima were in St. Maarten. Upon their arrival to the Princess Juliana International Airport, the Royal Couple was welcomed by Eugene Holiday, Governor of St. Maarten, and his wife. Then the King and the Queen moved to the headquarters of the Red Cross where they met with students of Simpson Bay School. Following … Continue reading

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Dutch Official Visit to the Caribbean Continues In Saba

  December 1, 2017 at 5:26 pm by

The King and Queen of the Netherlands’ official visit to the Caribbean islands continued today, Friday December 1st, in Saba. On the occasion of the celebrations of the 42nd Saba Day, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima attended a church service held at the Christ Church in The Bottom, the capital of Saba, where they were welcomed by Jonathan Johnson, Lieutenant Governor of the island. The celebrations then moved to the … Continue reading

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Dutch King and Queen Begin Official Visit to the Dutch Caribbean

  November 30, 2017 at 10:44 am by

On Thursday November 30, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima started a three-day official visit to St. Eustatius, Saba and St Maarten, islands of the Dutch Caribbean. Upon their arrival at the F. D. Roosevelt Airport on the island of St Eustatius, the Royal Couple was received by Julian Woodley, Lieutenant Governor of St. Eustatius. Then the King and the Queen paid a visit to the St Eustatius Solar Park. This solar park … Continue reading

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Charles and Camilla In Malaysia, Day Three

  November 6, 2017 at 5:10 pm by

After a rest day on Sunday, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall continued their tour of Malaysia in Kuching on Monday. They began with a visit to the Sarawak Cultural Village where Charles and Camilla watched traditional and warrior dances and viewed traditional homes, craft and textile demonstrations and food spreads. They also took in the village by raft, as they traveled across the village’s lake. Prince Charles even got … Continue reading

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Emperor Akihito Meets With US President Trump At Imperial Palace

  November 6, 2017 at 9:12 am by

The Emperor and Empress of Japan today welcomed United States President Donald Trump to the Imperial Palace in Tokyo for an audience. Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko greeted the President and his wife, First Lady Melania Trump, outside the Palace entrance before the 20-minute long audience, during which the monarch and the President discussed the strong relationship between Japan and the United States that has been achieved in the years … Continue reading

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Charles and Camilla In Malaysia, Day Two

  November 4, 2017 at 5:20 pm by

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s second day in Malaysia began with a morning prayer service at St Mary’s Cathedral in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday. Prince Charles then visited the Taiping Commonwealth War Graves where he laid wreaths in memory of fallen Commonwealth soldiers, before heading to Belum for a World Wildlife Foundation Conservation Summit. Camilla, in the meantime, stayed in the Malaysian capital, visiting The Lost Food … Continue reading

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Charles and Camilla In Malaysia, Day One

  November 3, 2017 at 8:24 pm by

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s autumn tour has moved on to Malaysia, with the couple spending their first full day of engagements there on Friday. Charles and Camilla spent the majority of the day undertaking individual engagements. The Prince first indulged in his passion for Islamic art and culture during a tour of the Islamic Arts Museum alongside Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, the Sultan of Perak; before visiting … Continue reading

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Prince Jigme Namgyel Steals The Show During Official Visit to India

  November 2, 2017 at 10:21 pm by

At a mere 20 months, Bhutan’s Prince Jigme Namgyel has shown himself to be a budding diplomat, as he charmed his way through India’s political leaders this week while accompanying his parents, King Jigme Khesar and Queen Jestun Pema, on an official visit to the country. The little Prince – dressed in a traditional Bhutanese gho – calmly held hands with the Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj upon the family’s arrival to the … Continue reading

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