On November 7, 2012, His Royal HIghness Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje officially opened the Watermanagementcentrum Netherlands (WMCN) of Rijkswaterstaat in Lelystad.
According to the Dutch newspaper, Reformatorisch Dagblad:
“The center provides a workspace for water managers, meteorologists and administrators to work together in the place where the most current water data are available first.
The center also provides information for water managers on high and low water, ice, storm, drought and other circumstances affecting the safety of Dutch behind the dykes who may be in jeopardy. Also, the center aims to be a platform for all new technologies and developments in the water sector.”
On November 7, 2012, Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan along with their daughter, Princess Aiko,visited Shiosai Park in Hayama. The lovely family is currently on a brief holiday.
In other news, Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline of Hanover is going to be a grandmother. Ms. Tatiana Santo Domingo, fiancée of Mr. Andrea Casiraghi (eldest son of Princess Caroline), confirmed that she is six months pregnant.
Ms. Santo Domingo was at the Telva Fashion Awards in Madrid last evening when she confirmed her pregnancy to a journalist from the Spanish newspaper, La Voz Libre. The baby is due sometime in late January 2013. Ms. Santo Domingo and Mr. Casiraghi will marry sometime in 2013. Congrats to the couple! 🙂
On November 7, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visited Melbourne and Adelaide, Australia as part of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
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On November 7, 2012, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco visited Istanbul, Turkey where he participated in a meeting with members of the Chambers of Economic Development and representatives from his delegation.
During the luncheon meeting the sovereign prince gave a speech noting the importance of “… economic and commercial relations…” between Monaco and Turkey.
Afterward, Prince Albert II visited Boğaziçi University where he gave a speech regarding the environment stating, “Climate change is a reality, it is not an inevitability…” Following his speech Prince Albert along with hundreds of Boğaziçi University students and faculty attended a reception organized “… in the prince’s honor…”