TRHs The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Visit India. Day 3 (VIDEOS)

On Friday, November 8, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall continued their nine-day official visit to India.

This morning the royal couple visited the Katha School in Govindpuri in Delhi.  According to Clarence House the school “…is supported by The Prince’s charity, The British Asian Trust.”

In the afternoon, The Prince of Wales attended a private luncheon with the 14th Vice President of India, Mr. Mohammad Hamid Ansari.  Meanwhile, the duchess visited the Self Employed Women’s Association. Thereafter, the royal couple toured the famous Delhi Akshardham Hindu Temple in east Delhi.

In the evening, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall attended a reception at “…the British High Commissioner’s Residence to celebrate the British-India bilateral relationship before visiting the President of India…” according to Clarence House.

For more information about today’s activities and view photos please click the links below.

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HM Queen Rania of Jordan Attends the 7th Annual Harvard Arab Weekend Conference. (VIDEO)

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On November 7, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan arrived atHarvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts to open the 7th Annual Harvard Arab Weekend Conference.

According to Petra News, the conference:

“…is considered to be the largest pan-Arab conference in North America held to showcase a mosaic of perspectives and insights on the most pressing issues in the Arab world. 

During the event, Queen Rania spoke about youth in the Middle East and why she maintains optimism in the Arab world future.”

TRHs Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden Meet Swedish Students at King’s College, Cambridge.

SwedenOn November 8, 2013, Their Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden continued their official two-day visit to England.

This morning the royal couple arrived at the Senate House at King’s College at the University of Cambridge to meet with Swedish students studying at the famous school.  The royal couple also toured Seven Acres Skanska housing development in Cambridge.

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News Regarding Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands.

dutchOn Friday, November 8, 2013, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands arrived in De Doelen in Rotterdam to attend Erasmus Universiteit (EUR) 100th Dies Natalis anniversary.

Her Royal Highness also attended the opening of the Koninklijk Nederlands Historisch’s (Royal Dutch Historical Society) fall conference held at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in Den Haag.

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TMs King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Arrive in Moscow, Russia. (VIDEOS)

On the evening of November 8, 2013, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrived in Moscow, Russia for a brief visit at the invitation of the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin.

The purpose of the visit, according to RVD, is to celebrate the closing of the Nederland-Rusland Jaar (Netherlands-Russia Year) “…a year in which the Netherlands and Russia emphasize their long bilateral relations [through] a variety of economic, cultural and societal activities…” 

Anyway, after landing at the airport Their Majesties arrived at the Kremlin where they met with President Putin and held a mini photo-op.  Tomorrow the reigning couple will attend a concert, performed by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, at the Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Opens the New Headquarters of the SSAFA. (VIDEO)

On November 8, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh arrived at Queen Elizabeth House in London to open the new headquarters of the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Families Association (SSAFA), a charity which supports members — active and non-active — of the British Armed Forces and their families.

During today’s opening, according to the official website for SSAFA, Her Majesty and the duke were:

“…told of the current work of the charity before attending a reception where guests included beneficiaries, volunteers and staff from across SSAFA’s range of services.

The Queen unveiled a plaque to mark the opening and was presented with a badge to mark the 60 years of Her Majesty’s support as Patron.”

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The King and Queen of the Belgians Pay a Special Visit to the Netherlands. (VIDEOS)

PMBelgiumOn the morning of Friday, November 8, 2013, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium accompanied by the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Didier Reynders, arrived in Den Haag, Netherlands, for a one-day official visit.

Upon their arrival at Paleis Noordeinde the reigning couple were warmly welcomed by Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands.

After a brief photo-op for the press King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima accompanied by Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands hosted a gala luncheon in honor of the king and queen of the Belgians visit to the Netherlands.

Once lovely luncheon had concluded Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde arrived at the Staten-Generaal der Nederlanden (States-General of the Netherlands) where they held various meetings with Dutch government officials including the President of the Senate, Ms. Ankie Broekers-Knol, and the President of the House of Representatives, Ms. Anouchka van Miltenburg.

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Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan in Cambridge, MA. Plus, News Regarding His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan. (VIDEO)

jordanOn the evening of November 7, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan was in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to witness the signing of a partnership with her foundation, Queen Rania Foundation, and EdX.

For more information about yesterday’s signing please click here.

On Wednesday, Her Majesty attended the United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Association of the USA Global Leadership Awards Dinner in New York City.

Meanwhile, in Amman, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan held another meeting with the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, at Al-Hummar Palace on Thursday.  Discussions focused on “…efforts to achieve peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis, as well as the developments in the Syrian crisis…” according to Petra News.

TRHs The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Visit India. Day 2 (VIDEOS)

On November 7, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall continued their nine-day official tour of India.

The day began with a visit to the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun.  Whilst there the royal couple were warmly welcomed by various officials, military training officers and cadets.

Thereafter, The Prince of Wales visited the “…Navdanya organic farm and education center where he met with Dr. Vandana Shiva…” according to Clarence House.  During his visit the future king and Dr. Shiva talked about sustainable agriculture and much more.

Meanwhile, The Duchess of Cornwall visited the Doon School also located in Dehradun.

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Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain Accepts an Award. (VIDEO)

premioOn the evening of November 7, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain arrived at the Hotel Occidental Miguel Ángel in Madrid to attend the Federación Española de Bancos de Alimentos (FESBAL) award ceremony.

During the event Her Majesty, on behalf of the Fundación Reina Sofía, recieved the 2013 Premio Espiga de Oro for the foundation’s support for “…those in need in our country [Spain] through the FESBAL…”

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TRHs Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden Visit London. (VIDEOS)

 

On the morning of November 7, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden began their two-day visit to lovely London, England.

The day began with a visit to Hackney Community College in East London.  Whilst there the crown princess couple met with staff and students who “…informed [the royal couple about] the school’s apprentice project. The project aims to strengthen students’ attachment to the labor market…” according to the Swedish royal court.

Thereafter, the prince and princess visited Tech City, the Google Campus and Level 39 in Canary Wharf.  Soon, it was time for the royal couple to attend a lovely luncheon with the Mayor of London, Mr. Boris Johnson.

Once the luncheon was over Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel headed on over to Buckingham Palace to have tea with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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