On Sunday, May 12, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales continued his visit to Colorado and today the popular prince visited the United States Air Force Academy football training center in Colorado Springs, CO.
According to the newspaper, Wort, the hereditary grand-ducal couple were given “…a tour of the historic city, visited Château de Vianden, met with local residents at a nursing home…” and much more.
Photo courtesy of Zimbio
On Monday, May 13, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain attended the inauguration of the XVIII Congreso Internacional de Arqueología Clásica held at the Palacio de Congresos in Mérida.
The five-day conference held under the theme, Centro y Periferia en el Mundo Clásico, was organized by the Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, the Consejería de Educación y Cultura del Gobierno de Extremadura and the Instituto Catalán de Arqueología Clásica.
The XVIII Congreso Internacional de Arqueología Clásica gathers international archeologists, scholars, and students to share their findings of their research as well as to define new points of scientific debate. The conference also provides contacts among professionals at the international level.
Meanwhile, His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain held an audience with Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister, Mr. Erlan Idrisov, at Palacio de La Zarzuela in Madrid. So, what did they talk about during their important meeting? No idea. Perhaps the usual stuff: the economy, bilateral relations, basketball…
And, that’s it. Happy Monday, everyone! 🙂
Photo courtesy of Casa Real
On Sunday, May 12, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan was in Irbid where she visited the Al Ashrafieh Elementary School for Girls and Al Ashrafieh Secondary School for Girls to “…check on the construction work done by Madrasati initiative as part of its fifth phase which includes around 100 schools in the northern governorate.”
During both tours of the schools Her Majesty met with staff, students “… visited several workshops and activities carried out by Madrasati volunteers, checked on the completed construction work and the positive effects the improvements had on the school’s environment and the teaching-learning process at the Al Ashrafieh Secondary School for Girls…” according to the Petra News Agency.
In other news, His Majesty King Abdullah II visited the Public Security Directorate this morning as well as held a meeting with German political foundation, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Amman. Discussions focused on bilateral ties between Jordan and Germany and the never-ending Syrian crisis.
On May 13, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium arrived in Lausanne, Switzerland for one-day visit to the International Olympic Committee headquarters according to the Belgian royal court.
The purpose of the royal couple’s visit was to “…meet with International Olympic Committee President, Mr. Jacques Rogge and a delegation from the Belgian National Olympic Committee…”
For more information about today’s visit please click here.
During their brief visit the princely couple were presented with a check worth 10,000 Euros “…for the benefit of the Fondation Princesse Charlene de Monaco.”
This morning the sovereign prince and princess presided over the inauguration of the Lycée Technique et Hôtelier in Monaco. During the event Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene mingled with staff and dignitaries.