Archive | August 29, 2012

Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco Attend the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games.

On Wednesday, August 29, 2012, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco attended the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

Also in attendance were Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Her Royal Highness Infanta Elena of Spain, and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia.

His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain Attends a Luncheon. Plus, Other News.

On Wednesday, August 29, 2012, His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain attended a luncheon with members of the Consejo Empresarial para la Competitividad (CEC) in Madrid.

Guests at the luncheon included the President of BBVA, Mr. Francisco González, the President of the CEC and Telefonica, Mr. Cesar Alierta, and the President of Iberdrola, Mr. Ignacio Sánchez Galán to name a few.

According to the Spanish royal court the CEC is:

“… a forum for analysis and opinion formed by Telefónica, El Corte Inglés, handle, Grupo Barceló, Banco Santander, Repsol, Acciona, La Caixa, BBVA, Inditex, Grupo Planeta, Mapfre, ACS, Ferrovial, Havas Media Group, Mercadona, Iberdrola and the family business Institute.

Its main objective is to come up with proposals that will help the recovery of the Spanish economy, the improvement of competitiveness and strengthening international confidence in our country.”

And, finally, Her Royal Highness Infanta Elena of Spain will attend the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London this evening.

Source and photo courtesy of CDSMER.