On Monday, June 10, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Rothesay was installed as the 11th chancellor of the University of Aberdeen. Per the University of Aberdeen:
“The Installation Ceremony is similar to a graduation ceremony and the first role for the new Chancellor was to bestow honorary degrees on six outstanding individuals for their academic and personal achievements.”
For more information about yesterday’s event as well as to view photos please visit the University of Aberdeen’s official website here.
Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex arrived at the London Clinic this afternoon to visit her father-in-law, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. The 92-year-old duke was admitted to the hospital last week for an “…exploratory operation of the abdomen.”
This evening, according to Buckingham Palace, the lovely countess attended the opening night of the Art Antiques London held at the Albert Memorial West Lawn, Kensington Gardens, in London. During tonight’s event funds were raised for the Great Ormond Street Hospital.
On the evening of June 11, 2013, Her Royal Highness Princess Mathilde of Belgium arrived at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaiein Brussels to attend a performance of the opera, Così Fan Tutte: Ossia La Scuola Degli Amanti, by the late Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands arrived in Goirle this afternoon to visit the Motorcycle Support Nederland (MSN), an organization that helps those with mild disabilities find work as well as provides job training.
On Monday, June 10, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II attended a celebration to mark Army Day and the anniversary of the Great Arab Revolt.
During yesterday’s event His Majesty “…bestowed medals upon several officers and members of the Jordan Armed Forces, the Public Security Department, the General Intelligence Department and the Civil Defense Department as well s injured military personnel in recognition of the services and distinguished track records…” according to Petra News.
In the afternoon, His Majesty held an audience with members of the Association of Mediterranean Ombudsman and with Patriarch Theophilus of the Holy CIty of Jerusalem.
Meanwhile, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan held a meeting with “…representatives of different education stakeholders in Jordan…” who informed Her Majesty about the various issues discussed during the recent 2013 Teacher’s Conference in Amman. The conference was organized by the Queen Rania Teacher Academy.