On the morning of Tuesday, September 17, 2013, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium arrived in the city of Mons in the province of Hainaut for a one-day visit.

Upon their arrival Their Majesties were greeted with cheers and applause from thousands of people who came out to catch a glimpse of their new king and queen.  After receiving formal greetings from various local government officials Their Majesties attended a reception and luncheon held in their honor, participated in a walkabout through the city and much more.

Click the links below to view photos as well as to watch videos from today’s visit.

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