Friday, September 28, 2012

What Else Went On

While everyone keeps busy staying up to date with the latest news regarding the upcoming wedding of Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy (check our updated guest list), the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess were busy in the Grand Duchy and abroad with their duties.

Exactly a week ago on Friday 21st, Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa officially opened the newly renovated Luxembourg central train station, just in time for its 100th anniversary.

Yesterday the Grand Duke held a speech in front of the 67th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York City. During his speech the Luxembourgish head of state called for a reform of the United Nations Security Council to better respond to conflicts around the world.

Also, in the first half of 2013, Grand Duke Henri will pay a state visit to Russia.

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