On Wednesday, August 14, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias arrivedin Asunción, Paraguay to attend the inauguration of the newly elected President, Mr. Horacio Cartes. The inauguration will take place on Thursday, August 15.
Upon his arrival at the Silvio Pettirossi International Airport Prince Felipe accompanied by his delegation — which includes the Secretary of State for International Cooperation and for Latin America, Mr. Jesús Gracia and Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly and European Parliament member, Mr. José Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra — were warmly welcomed by several Paraguayan government officials.
Afterward, Prince Felipe arrived at the Palacio de los López in Asunción to meet with the outgoing President, Mr. Frederico Franco. Thereafter, the prince and his delegation attended a reception held in his honor at the Spanish Embassy.
In the evening, Prince Felipe attended yet another reception at Palacio de los López hosted by President Franco for various heads of state and foreign delegations attending tomorrow’s inauguration.
On August 14, 2013, His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan “…conferred Dakyen to the newly elected Speaker of the National Assembly in the throne room of Tashichhodzong…” according to the newspaper, BBS.
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On Tuesday, August 13, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan visited the Civil Defense Department in Amman.
During their visit His Majesty and the crown prince met with Lt. General Talal Al-Kofahi who informed them about the “…civil defense duties and achievements, the developmental projects as part of the strategic plan which included bilateral agreements with other civil defense departments…” according to Petra News.
This morning His Majesty met with the United States Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, at Al-Hummar Palace in Amman. During their meeting discussions focused on cooperation and coordination between the Jordanian and United States Armed Forces and ways to strengthen bilateral ties.
On Wednesday, August 14, 2013, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge arrived at the Anglesey Agricultural Showground in Gwalchmai on the Isle of Anglesey in North Wales to attend the final day of the 2013 Anglesey Agricultural County Show.
The two-day show features:
“…competitive classes for dairy and beef cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, shire horses, light horses, poultry, rabbits and pigeons, horticulture, crafts, cookery and dry stone walling. It’s a show for every member of the family. [There are] over 350 trade stands, entertainment marquee and country pursuits area and much more…”
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