Monday, February 29, 2016

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary in Saudi Arabia: Day 1.

Photo:Khan Tariq Mikkel
From 28 February to 1 March 2016, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary will participate in a Danish business promotional campaign in Saudi Arabia's capital, Riyadh. Then, from 2 to 3 March 2016, the couple will visit Qatar's capital, Doha.
During the visit, the Crown Prince Couple will be accompanied by the Foreign Relations Minister, the Minister of Health and the Business and Growth Minister. The primary goal of the visit is to straighten the trade in the areas of sustainability, health, food products, education and design.
On the first day of visit, in the morning the Couple were given a sight-seeing tour of Riyadh, which included a tour of Ad'Diriyah, a historical city that has been an UNESCO World Heritage site since 2010.

The Crown Prince Couple had lunch with King Salman of Saudi Arabia and the Crown Prince had a private audience wit the King, during which they "reviewed bilateral relations and aspects of cooperation between the two countries."

Photo: Khan Tariq Mikkel

In the evening, Crown Prince Frederik attended a dinner at the Danish embassy. Crown Princess Mary was also scheduled to attend the dinner, however, she recieved an invitation for dinner from Princess Latifa and Princess Al Jawhara, two of the King's sisters.

Videos: 1 and 2, 3
More photos: 1, 2


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