Swedish Royals

TMs King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden Visit Croatia. Day Two. (VIDEO)

swedenOn their second day of their three-day state visit to Croatia Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden visited the University of Zagreb, where they toured the Department of Scandinavian Studies, met with various professors, and a few lucky students.

From there the royal couple visited the Ericsson Nikola Tesla (ENT) company where they met the president of ENT, Ms. Gordana Kovačević.  After a lovely luncheon at the Presidential Palace with President Josipović and First Lady Tatjana Josipović, Her Majesty and First Lady Josipović visited a rehabilitation center which “…trains assistance dogs used in the rehabilitation of people with disabilities.”

Meanwhile, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf and President Josipović participated in a seminar entitled, Croatia the new EU Market: How can Sweden be a Business Partner.  Later in the afternoon the king accompanied the Swedish Foreign Minister, Mr. Carl Bildt, toured the manufacturing company, DOK-ING.  During his visit His Majesty was informed about “…the company’s latest prototype of an electric car and saw the equipment for mine removal, fire-fighting and mining industry.”  

In the evening, Their Majesties accompanied by President Josipović and First Lady Tatjana Josipović attended a lovely reception and concert.

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Photo courtesy of Kungahuset

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