On February 28, 2014, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales arrived in Wales “…to mark the St. David’s Day celebrations…” according to the newspaper, Wales Online.
On today’s agenda included a tour of “…Llanelly House, an early 18th Century Georgian Town House which has undergone 10 years of restoration work, a visit to the [newly restored] Old Town Hall in Merthyr Tydfil, and a visit to the C Squadron, 1st Queen’s Dragoon Guards [where the prince met with] troops who are training for future operations at Castlemartin Range Complex…”
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On Friday, February 28, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh had a lovely luncheon at the official country home of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mr. David Cameron, and his wife, Samantha.
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On February 28, 2014, Her Royal Highness Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands opened the Bibliotheek Gouda in, well, Gouda. The library building dates back to 1971 and was originally a chocolate factory according to RVD.
On Friday, February 28, 2014, Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias arrived at the Palacio del Senado in Madrid to attend a ceremony held on the occasion of Día Mundial de las Enfermedades Raras.
Today’s ceremony was organized by the Federación Española de Enfermedades Raras (FEDER) in collaboration with the Organización Europea de Enfermedades Raras (EURORDIS).
On Friday, February 28, 2014, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan visited the island of Izu Ōshima where they met with residents living in a temporary housing complex.
According to Kyodo News, last October the “…island was hit hard by mudslides triggered by a powerful typhoon.”