Sunday, January 28, 2018

Hereditary Prince Opens Parliament

Photo: Daniel Schwendener / Liechtensteiner Vaterland /
On Thursday, Hereditary Prince Alois opened the Principality's parliament, after walking there together's with the country's lawmakers. During the opening the Hereditary Prince, who was appointed his father's regent in 2004, gave his annual so-called throne speech despite there not being an actual throne to sit on. In his speech Hereditary Prince Alois focused on the financing of assistance and care of the elderly. The transcript of the full speech in German can be found here.

A gallery of visuals is available at Vaterland. Volksblatt has the audio of the speech, while 1 FL TV provides a video.

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