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Royal Greenhouses opened for ambassadors to Belgium


On the picture King of the Belgians greeting foreign heads of missions including Dr Bahiya Al Jishi, Bahrain, to his left-, Chargé d’affairs Matthew Lussenhop, USA, Omar Said, Djibouti, behind the king, to his left Spain’s Ambassador Cecilia Yuste Rojas in conversation with Panamanian Ambassador Dario Chirú.

Thursday, 20 April 2017: Their Majesties the VII King of the Belgians and Queen Mathilde hosted a private reception and tour of the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken located in the gardens of Laeken Castle, their residence. 

The reception was attended by foreign ambassadors and chargés d’affaires accredited to the Kingdom of Belgium, and it was meant to promoting the international image of Belgium. Albeit the greenhouses enjoy an international reputation, they are mostly not accessible to the public except for about three weeks annually in April and till the first week of May. This year from 14 April till 5 May 2017. 

HE Ambassador Maryem van den Heuvel (The Netherlands to Belgium) – Picture by Royal Dutch Embassy to Belgium.

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Picture by the Belgian Monarchy 



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