Atypical week for Don Felipe and Doña Letizia. After the intense official trip to Croatiawhich has served to strengthen the ties between the two countries and in which, in addition, they have chaired the IFMIF-DONES Croatia-Spain Forum, where the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the construction of the IFMIF Dones particle accelerator in Granada, the Kings have hardly had a rest this weekend. His Majesties have participated this Sunday in an important meeting at the Royal Palace of Madrid.
At around 7:30 p.m., Mr. Felipe and Mrs. Letizia received in audience the participants in the 68th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, who are scheduled to meet in the capital of Spain between the 19th and 21st of november. An important meeting that takes place within the framework of the fortieth anniversary of the incorporation of Spain into the North Atlantic Treaty Organizationat a key moment for NATO, in a complicated international context as a result of the war between Russia and Ukraine.
In this appointment, the Queen has opted for a sober look, given the nature of the event. Doña Letizia has worn a dark jacket and pants suit, with a detail of ostrich feathers and rhinestones in the sleeves. An outfit by Pertegaz that she already wore at the 2019 Princess of Girona Awards at the Barcelona Conference Center -the first in which Leonor participated-, when she wanted to cede the formal and stylistic role to the Princess, who wore a red dress thus monopolizing all eyes. The Queen has completed the look with Manolo Blahnik shoes that are also a must have in her dressing room.
In addition, he has combined it with the model earrings ‘Plume’ by Chanel worn by Princess Leonor at the Princess of Asturias Awards ceremony. It is a highly prized jewel from the Queen’s jeweler and which she has worn on numerous occasions. Although in its day its price fluctuated around 6,800 euros, today, they are available for more than 8,000. It is also a complement loaded with meaning, since it was a gift of the King and Queen of Jordan to Letizia during her official trip to Spain in November 2015.
a complicated week
It will be tomorrow when Their Majesties resume their official commitments, with another meeting, this time, at the Palacio de la Zarzuela. Don Felipe and Doña Letizia will hold a meeting with the Delegate Commission of the Princess of Girona Foundationof which the princess eleanor She is Honorary President. An appointment that, logically, the eldest daughter of the Kings will not be able to attend, since she is studying in Wales and she is not expected to return to Spain until the beginning of December. In the afternoon, the King will travel alone to London, where he will preside over a gala dinner commemorating the Chamber of Commerce of Spain in the United Kingdom.
The next few days are complicated for the Kings. Although the Queen has only two solo commitments in Barcelona related to Mental Health, the King plans to travel to Qatar to be present at the debut of the Spanish team in the World Cup. An express trip that is still somewhat delicate, due to the proximity of the United Arab Emirates and the remote possibility that the King Juan Carlos I could also go to a game.
In addition to this, the Kings will close their official agenda on Friday in Valencia, attending the delivery of the Rei Jaume I Awards, one of the unavoidable appointments on his official agenda. On the other hand, also this week, Doña Sofía has a commitment within the framework of the activities of the House of HM the King, specifically, an awards ceremony and a subsequent concert at the Teatro Real.