H.R.H. Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg: Part Two of the Television Interview with RTL (VIDEO)

In honor of H.R.H. Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg’s 30 birthday the heir to the grand-ducal throne was recently interviewed by RTL.  Click the link below to watch part two.

Part Two of A Portrait of Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg 

Photo courtesy of: Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Visits Goodenough College

This afternoon in London, England Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visited Goodenough College to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the school.   During the event the queen unveiled a plaque and spoke with those in attendance.

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Photo courtesy of: Zimbio/WPA/Pool

H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco Presents Lettres de Créance and Attends a Film Premiere

On November 8, 2011, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco presented Lettres de Créance to several ambassadors (Ukraine, Switzerland, and Lithuania) at the Palais Princier de Monaco.

Later in the afternoon the prince attended the screening of the film, Oxygène, where he met with the director as well as actors in film.

On November 10, 2011, Prince Albert presented another Lettres de Créance, at the Palais Princier de Monaco, this time to Mr. Huges Moret (the ambassador of France in Monaco.) The ceremony was attended by Mr Jacques Boisson, Secretary of State, Mr Georges Lisimachio, Chef de Cabinet of HSH Prince and José Badia, Government Counsellor for External Relations. Mr. Hugues Moret was accompanied by Mrs. Claudine Jaffré-Baron, First Counsellor, Embassy of France.

Courtesy of the Palais Princier de Monaco  

H.R.H. Princess Maxima of the Netherlands at the Royal Dutch Mint

On November 10, 2011, H.R.H. Princess Maxima of the Netherlands was at the Royal Dutch Mint in Utrecht where she presented the first Money Week coin.  The design of the new coin was “…the result of a design competition among primary schools in Netherlands.” 

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H.R.H. Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg Visits Ho Chi Minh City

On his last day in Vietnam, H.R.H. Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg was in Ho Chi Minh City where he, along with his delegation, participated in several meetings. According to the Vietnamese newspaper, Vietnam Plus, at a meeting with the Chairwoman of the People’s Municipal Council, Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam:

…the Grand Duke said Luxembourg firms operating in the city are pleased with their Vietnamese partners. He said he believed the two countries’ businesses will cooperate in a positive and more effective manner.

Tam spoke highly of Luxembourg ’s assistance to Vietnam , including HCM City , hoping that Luxembourg will continue helping the city overcome difficulties such as infrastructure, traffic congestion, environmental pollution and shortage of high-quality human resources.

On the same day at the workshop, Grand Duke Henri affirmed one of his purposes in visiting is to promote business and trade ties.

Apart from Vietnamese and Luxembourg business people operating in Vietnam , the economic and financial workshop drew representatives of more than 20 Luxembourg firms accompanying the Grand Duke. They included companies operating in automatic machines, satellites, aviation, financing, investment funds, architecture, construction and eco-technology. source

To view photos of the grand duke’s official visit to Vietnam please click here and here.