A day after his investiture as king of the Belgians His Majesty King Philippe held an audience with Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo at the Palais de Bruxelles.

His Majesty also attended two receptions at the Palais this afternoon where he received members of the Judiciaire and the Cour des Comptes as well as the Présidents des Conseils and the Gouvernement des Communautés and des Régions according to the Belgian royal court.

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And, finally, new official photos of Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium were released this morning by the Belgian royal court.  The five images were shot at Château de Laeken on July 15, 2013, by photographer, Ms. Marie-Jo Lafontaine, in collaboration with Ms. Marina Cox.

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