Thursday, 31 March 2011

Spanish Royal Luncheon

TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall received a warm and relaxed welcome from TM The King and Queen of Spain today.

Their Royal Highnesses were greeted at the King and Queen's home in the mountains above Madrid before a private lunch on the second day of their official visit.

Prince Charles was given the Golden Key of Madrid at the city's regional assembly. Her Majesty The Queen was presented with a Key of the City during a State Visit in 1988.

Earlier in the day, the Prince of Wales also discussed climate change with the Spanish Prime Minister, Jose Luis Rodrigo Zapatero, at his Moncloa Palace office and residence, as well as touring Respol technology centre, an oil company that is undertaking work in bio-energy.

The Duchess of Cornwall also attended a tea party raising money for the British charity Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres.

Her Royal Highness is Patron of the organisation, which is launching a project in Barcelona to support UK residents living in Spain.

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