Friday, May 17, 2019

Weekly Roundup: Red Cross, Receptions, and Reaching Children in Need

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Photo: Tatjana Schnalzger / Liechtensteiner Vaterland /
On May 8th, Hereditary Princess Sophie welcomed all members of the Liechtenstein Red Cross for the annual activity report. As part of the event, blood donors were honored, and attendees heard about the yearly event that invites children from Eastern Europe to a three-week holiday in Schaan. Hereditary Princess Sophie is the President of the Liechtenstein Red Cross.

Photo: Martin Walser / Tagblatt /
Also on the 8th, Hereditary Prince Alois heard from representatives of, about their plans for expanding business opportunities in the Principality.

Photo: IKR / Volksblatt /
On May 14th, Hereditary Prince Alois received Juliane Bogner-Strauss, the Austrian Federal Minister for Women, Families and Youth, for a courtesy visit at Schloss Vaduz.

And on the same day, the Hereditary Prince received the Swiss Foreign Affairs Committee of the Council of States at Schloss Vaduz.

Photo: Roland Korner / Liechtensteiner Vaterland /
He also received Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita, who was in Liechtenstein for further discussions about ratifying the EFTA Free Trade Agreement with Indonesia.

On May 11th, Hereditary Princess Sophie was in Triesen to attend the opening of the Eugen Rosmarie House, which welcomes children in need. The Minister of Social Affairs Mauro Pedrazzini was also present.

Photo: /  Liechtensteiner Vaterland /
And finally, Countess Adelheid Coudenhouve-Calergi, née Princess of Liechtenstein, was named the Principality's honorary consul in London. She is the older daughter of Prince Vincenz. The honorary consulate was opened this month and she is the first person to hold that position.

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