On Friday, June 1, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands participated in the opening of the 4th International Conference of Insurance entitled, Insurance Europe, held at the Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam.
According to RVD, today’s conference is “…dedicated to the responsibility that insurers worldwide provide security and protection to consumers and businesses.” During today’s event, hosted by the Dutch Association of Insurers, the princess gave a speech about the importance of financial inclusion and education.
On their second day in Portugal, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias visited the town of Braga on May 31, 2012. During their visit the royal couple toured the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL), which, according to the Spanish royal court, is:
… a collaborative scientific project between Spain and Portugal, which was inaugurated in July 2009 by His Majesty King Juan Carlos I and the President of Portugal, Mr. Aníbal Silva.
Whilst at the INL, Prince Felipe unveiled a shiny new plaque “…commemorating the royal couple’s visit.” Afterward the prince and princess were given a private tour of the INL lab by Mr. José Rivas.
Soon the royal couple were back in Lisbon to attend a reception alongside “…sixty guests…” held at the Spanish Ambassador’s residence. And, finally, after a long day Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia attended a gala dinner held in their honor at Queluz Palace. The dinner was hosted by the Portuguese President, Mr. Aníbal Silva and his lovely wife.