On the evening of October 31, 2012 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh hosted a gala state dinner for Indonesian President, Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and his wife at Buckingham Palace.
On Wednesday, October 31, 2012, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Bristol. During her one-day visit the princess opened the West of England Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre, attended a reception at Merchants’ Hall, and officially opened the new Bridewell police station.
On October 31, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh welcomed Indonesian President, Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and First Lady Ani Yudhoyono, to London. President Yudhoyono was invited by Her Majesty for a three-day state visit.
In a press conference prior to his departure President Yudhoyono noted that he will hold an audience with His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales as well as with other “… senior British officials… “ including Prime Minister David Cameron.
On the evening of October 30, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain presided over the 2nd Edition of the Telefónica Ability Awards in Madrid.
And, finally, this afternoon Her Majesty attended the 2012 Premios Rey Jaime I (awards ceremony) held at the Lonja de los Mercaderes in Valencia.
On October 31, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias attended the Premios SERES 2012 for Innovation and Corporate Social Commitment held at the Auditorio Rafael del Pino in Madrid.
On Wednesday, October 31, 2012, His Royal HIghness Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje opened the new Sarcoidosis Center at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam.
“Sarcoidosis is a disease in which abnormal collections of chronic inflammatory cells form as nodules in multiple organs. The cause of sarcoidosis is unknown. The inflammatory cells that appear are usually not of the necrotizing variety and are most often located in the lungs or the lymph nodes but virtually any organ can be affected. Normally, the onset is gradual. Most patients heal spontaneously within a few years.”