On Sunday, March 17, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg attended a concert “…on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Harmonie Municipale Luxembourg & Limpertsberg…” held at Cercle Cité.
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Photo courtesy of the Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg
On March 18, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan held an audience with the Prime Minister of Hungary, Mr. Viktor Orban.
According to the Jordan News Agency discussions focused on “…cooperation between the two countries, mainly in the economic, trade and investment fields.”
On March 18, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Daniel of Sweden was at the Kungsmadsskolan and Linnéuniversitetetin in Växjö to met with the Prince Daniel Fellowship, “… an entrepreneurial programs designed to inspire young people to become entrepreneurs and to support a number of companies through mentoring.”
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On March 18, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan visited the Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) training programs in the Ajloun governorate.
According to the Jordan News Agency, Her Majesty met with:
“…teachers, principals and supervisors from the North who started taking courses with the QRTA last year. Her Majesty also visited the Teacher’s Club in Ajloun where she attended part of the QRTA’s Leadership workshop.”
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On March 18, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium continued their six-day visit to Thailand.
This morning Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde, accompanied by their business delegation, attended a meeting a with the Thai Minister of Commerce, Mr. Boonsong Teryapirom, at the St. Regis Hotel. The meeting, under the theme Thailand at a Glance, focused on the “…macro-economic context of Thailand, the Thai trade policy and investment opportunities.”
Afterward, the prince and his delegation attended “…presentation by AGEAS with the Thai Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance.” After a luncheon at the St. Regis Prince Philippe attended yet another boring meeting entitled, Agro-Food Possibilities in Thailand, with the Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives.
Meanwhile, Princess Mathilde was having the time of her life when she attended the opening of the exhibition, Three Colors of Belgium, held at the Bangkok Art and Culture Center. Soon, the princess attended a luncheon with “…Thai and Belgian business women…” and participated in a roundtable meeting “…on microfinance in Thailand with representatives from the Asian Development Bank…”
In the late afternoon Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde met with the Prime Minister of Thailand, Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra. The day ended with a gala reception and dinner at the Government House in Bangkok.
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On March 18, 2013, it was announced that Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex has agreed to become Patron of the London College of Fashion and “…support the LCF’s Fashion’s Better Lives program.”
Per statement from the head of the London College of Fashion, Professor Frances Corner, OBE:
“We are very proud to have the Countess of Wessex’s support and look forward to working with her.
This is a very exciting time for the college and HRH’s patronage strengthens the innovative work that we do and the contribution we will continue to make to the future of the fashion industry.”
For more information about the London College of Fashion please visit their official website here.
On March 18, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall continued their official three-day visit to Oman. This afternoon the royal couple visited Birkat Al Mawz and Nizwa Fort.
For detailed information about today’s activities please click here and here.
It was announced by the Palais Princier de Monaco that Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco will attend the celebration of Holy Mass for the beginning of the Petrine Ministry of His Holiness Pope Francis on March 19, 2013.
The inaugural Mass will take place at St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican beginning at 9:30 A.M.