This morning the lovely countess took “…Qataris donors on a tour of ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital at Doha International Airport…” In the evening, the countess attended a dinner held at the British Embassy according to the British royal court.
On the afternoon of September 23, 2013, His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex arrived in the town of Birkenhead in North West England to open the St. Catherine’s Health Centre. Thereafter, he opened the newly restored Liverpool Central Library in, well, Liverpool. 🙂
The Earl of Wessex also participated in the opening of Wigan University Technical College.
On Monday, September 23, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Daniel of Sweden, with the Prince Daniel’s Fellowship, visited Polhemskolan and Lunds Universitet. The purpose of Prince Daniel’s Fellowship is to:
“…inspire young people to become entrepreneurs, and to support a number of companies through mentoring.
Prince Daniel’s Fellowship has brought together a group of successful entrepreneurs and managers to form a council of experts who will visit upper secondary schools, universities and university colleges in Sweden to inspire young people and to talk about their experiences as entrepreneurs.”
Anyway, according to the Swedish royal court, the prince, accompanied by several well-known entrepreneurs, participated in a roundtable discussion with several students from Polhemskolan to discuss entrepreneurship. After a nice luncheon, Prince Daniel arrived at Lunds Universitet to participate in a seminar, again with experts and well-known entrepreneurs, to discuss their “…experiences of entrepreneurship…”
Photo courtesy of Kungahuset
On Monday, September 23, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Rothesay accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway arrived in Aberdeen, Scotland to inaugurate Maggie’s Aberdeen, a Cancer support and care center at the Elizabeth Montgomerie Building.
The new £3 million building, adjacent to the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary was designed by the Norwegian architecture firm, Snøhetta, in collaboration with the Scottish architecture firm, Halliday Fraser Munro, according to the official website for Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre.
Click here to watch a video news report about the center.