Belgian State Visit to India- Day 5

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium are on 7-day State Visit to India, from November 5th to 11th, to strengthen political, economic and cultural ties between the two countries. Click HERE for Day 1, HERE for Day 2, HERE for Day 3 and HERE for Day 4. 

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On the morning of November 10th, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde visited the Oval Maidan sporting ground for a cricket demonstration and meet with cricketer Virender Sehwag, sponsored by UNICEF. Afterwards, King Philippe laid a wreath after a moment of remembrance at the Memorial of the 2008 terrorist attack at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, attended the Cleantech Summit: Solutions for Smart cities and Industries, and an Invest Luncheon. Meanwhile, Queen Mathilde visited the Mehli Mehta Music Foundation  and attended a women empowerment luncheon.

The King and Queen had a meeting with the National Domestic Workers Movement (NDWM) at St. Anthony’s School, which was followed by a “Scala & Kolacny Brothers” concert and reception in the Tata Theatre of the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA).

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