On March 29, 2012, His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain unveiled a new plaque in the “…Bosnian community of Mostar” on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the arrival of the Spanish army in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The ceremony, held in Mostar’s main square which was renamed Plaza de España, was also attended by the President of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Izet Izetbegovic, the Mayor of Mostar, various representatives from UNESCO, and local dignitaries to name a few.
Afterward, His Majesty King Juan Carlos I participated in a meeting with President Izet Izetbegovic and representatives from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Then it was off to tour the “… old bridge of Mostar…” Finally, President Izet Izetbegovic hosted a luncheon in honor of His Majesty King Juan Carlos I’s visit to the region.
Source and photo courtesy: Casa de Su Majestad el Rey