President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Jean Reid of Iceland are on their first State Visit to Sweden from January 17th to 19th, where they are guests of the Swedish Royal Family. The Presidential Couple have already been on State Visits to their fellow Nordic neighbors of Denmark and Norway. Click HERE for Day 1.
#New 2nd day of State Visit from Iceland🇸🇪🇮🇸 In the morning, King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia, President Jóhannesson and his wife Eliza Reid visited at Karolinska Institute for a discussion about research and education cooperation between Sweden and Iceland. After that, the King and President Jóhannesson visited at construction company Folkhem Sundbyberg. Meanwhile, the Queen and Mrs. Reid visited at Stockholms Stadsmissions project "Food Center", which gives a chance to people living in financial problems to buy food with reduced price. Thereafter, they all attended to lunch held at Stockholm's City Hall. Also Prince Carl Philip and Prince Daniel attended. After the lunch, they visited at art museum 'Prince Eugens Waldemarsudde'. After that, the King and President Jóhannesson visited at Stockholm's University, while the Queen and Mrs. Reid visited at Barnahus, a special place for children who have faced violence or sexual abuse. #kingcarlgustaf #kungcarlgustaf #queensilvia #drottningsilvia #swedishroyalfamily #kungahuset
King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, and First Lady Eliza Jean Reid visited the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm for discussions on research and education cooperation between Sweden and Iceland. Afterwards, the King and President visited Folkhem and the Strandparken project in Sundbyberg, while the Queen and First Lady visited Stockholm’s City Mission’s project, Matcentralen i Veddesta. Later, the City of Stockholm hosted a luncheon for the Presidential and Royal Couples at the Stockholm City Hall. Prince Daniel and Prince Carl Philip were also in attendance. Afterwards, the two couples visited Waldemarsudde, where they were welcomed by director Karin Sidén. Then, the President and King went to Stockholm University, where President Jóhannesson gives a speech about the role of norms in today’s social change, while the Queen and First Lady visited visited Barnahus, where children who are suspected of being exposed to crime can tell their story to specially trained staff in a safe and child-friendly environment.
Statsbesök från Island – dag 2. På dagens agenda stod annat bland annat, svep till vänster: Presidentparets svarsmottagning på Moderna museet. På Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde guidade överintendent Karin Sidén genom konstnärshemmet. Eliza Reid och Drottningen besökte Barnahus Stockholm. Eliza Reid och Drottningen var i Veddesta köpcentrum för att ta del av Stockholms Stadsmissions projekt Matcentralen. Presidenten och Kungen besökte Sundbybergs miljövänliga trähus. 📸:Kungahuset.se #sweice2018 #Kungahuset
In the evening, President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Jean Reid hosted a Reception and Dinner at Moderna Museet for their Swedish Royal hosts, which was also attended by Prince Daniel and Prince Carl Philip.