Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II Along with the Members of the Danish Royal Family Received at Folketinget in Honor of The Queen’s 40th (VIDEOS)
On January 10, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik along with Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary as well as His Royal Highness Prince Joachim were received at Folketinget (Parliament) in Copenhagen in honor of Her Majesty’s 40th anniversary on the Danish throne.
The royal family — minus Her Royal Highness Princess Marie as well as Princess Benedikte and Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein – Berleburg — arrived at 12:15pm whereupon they were greeted by members of the Danish Parliament. Once inside Parliamentary Chairman, Mogens Lykketoft, addressed Her Majesty stating:
Her Majesty Queen Margrethe, has extorted the highest respect by all the successive governments and ministers who have served in the Privy Council. On behalf of democracy, I would like to thank you for the way you have managed your responsibility and the royal family as an institution. Parliament wishes your majesty a happy anniversary.
Afterward, the royal family attended a reception hosted by the Danish Parliament.
To watch several videos as well as to view photos please click the links below:
Photo courtesy of BT