On the morning of Thursday, June 23, 2022, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain arrived in the city of Santander for a one-day working visit.
The day began with a tour of the port of Santander to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the enactment of the creation of the Port as well as to present the plans for its expansion. Thereafter, His Majesty, along with the Minister of Defense, Ms. Margarita Robles, visited the training ship, Juan Sebastian Elcano.
In the afternoon, His Majesty King Felipe VI attended the opening ceremony of the Menendez Pelayo International University (UIMP) summer courses at the Palacio de la Magdalena. His Majesty’s attendance at the UIMP summer courses opening coincides with the celebration of the 90th anniversary of the institution.