Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Guillaume and Stéphanie in Qatar

Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume is received by Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad
Al-Thani / Source: Qatar News Agency (QNA)
Today, Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie were in Doha, Qatar, where they were received by the Deputy Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Thani.

Among today's activities, Guillaume and Stéphanie visited several local institutions. Among the events was a tour of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, which highlighted ongoing scientific research in sustainability programs.

Additionally, the couple visited the Museum of Islamic Art and viewed exhibits featuring early Islamic art in varying media as well as a new exhibit on legendary animals within Islamic art. Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume was presented with a book about the museums collections.

Guillaume and Stéphanie were accompanied by Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al-Thani, Qatar's ambassador to Belgium, during both visits.

QNA photo, with detail, here.

A Twitter photo, below, of the grand ducal couple's visit to the Qatar Foundation.

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