‘We won’t forget them’: King recalls that La Palma volcano stopped a year ago – EFE News

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (EFE).- King Felipe on Tuesday reminded those affected by the La Palma eruption before representatives of fifty countries participating in the OECD Ministerial Conference on the Digital Economy in the Canary Islands, on the first anniversary of the day the volcano died out.

“Today is an important day”, stressed the monarch to the various delegations present at the gala dinner offered at the Pérez Galdós Theater in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, at the end of his welcome speech, focusing on opportunities and risks. that it involves the rapid digitization of the economy and daily life.

In case anyone present had not been notified of the anniversary of this December 13, Don Felipe explained: “Today, exactly one year ago, the eruption of La Palma arrested.”

And in a speech delivered in English, he ended this reference to the volcano with an expression, “We keep you in our minds”, which can literally be translated into Spanish, “We continue to keep them present” or “We continue to keep en head”, but also as an express renewal of the promise he made to the palm trees in the harshest days of the eruption.

“We won’t forget you,” he told La Palma residents when they visited the island. “We do not forget them”, he repeated today. EFE

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