On the morning of Monday, June 27, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain warmly welcomed the First Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden, to Palacio de La Zarzuela in Madrid.
First Lady Dr. Biden and the President of the United States, His Excellency Joseph R. Biden, are in Spain to attend the NATO Summit beginning on June 29 – 30, 2022 at the IFEMA Fairgrounds in Madrid.
After a brief photo-op for the press, Her Majesty and the First Lady held a private meeting in the palace.
In the afternoon, Her Majesty Queen Letizia and First Lady Dr. Biden visited the Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer in Madrid.
During their visit, Her Majesty, as Honorary President of the Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer, and First Lady Dr. Biden, were informed about the services offered by the AECC for patients and relatives, which works to correct the inequities caused by Cancer and the effort to increase Cancer survival to 70% in 2030 through research.