News Regarding Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan.

TMBhutanTheir Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan attended the “…opening ceremony of the first session of the Second Parliament…” this afternoon in Thimphu.

Please click here to view photos.

His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales Attends the 2013 WellChild Awards. (VIDEO)

harrsOn the evening of September 11, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales arrived at the Dorchester Hotel in London to attend the 2013 WellChild Awards.

According to the official website for WellChild the award ceremony “…celebrates the bravery of some of the country’s seriously ill children and the dedication of the people who go that extra mile to really make a difference to their lives.”

To learn more about WellChild please click here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHOjxS0bUBg

TRHs The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Host a Reception.

ccOn September 11, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall hosted a reception in the gardens at Clarence House in London to celebrate the 21st anniversary of Duchy Original Products.

The royal couple, accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry of Wales, also attended the funeral of the late Mr. Hugh van Cutsem at the Brentwood Cathedral in Essex.  The prince and Mr. van Cutsem were longtime and close friends.

HRH Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands Inaugurates a New Wind Farm. (VIDEOS)

BeatrixHer Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands arrived in Zeewolde this afternoon to inaugurate the Wind Farm Zuidlob.

Per RVD:

“The Wind Farm Zuidlob consists of 36 wind turbines with a combined capacity of 122 megawatts, which provides approximately 88,000 households with electricity. This makes Zuidlob one of the largest onshore Wind Farms in the Netherlands.” 

Click here and here to watch videos from today’s opening.

Click here and here to view photos.

Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH

Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Gives a Speech in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (VIDEO)

On Wednesday, September 11, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, in her capacity as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development and the Honorary Patron for the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion, gave a keynote speech during the opening of the 2013 Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Global Policy Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The two-day conference, held under the theme Driving Policies for Optimal Impact, participants will “…have the opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences, and work together in taking the financial inclusion agenda forward…” notes the official website for AFI.

Click here to view photos.