Spanish royal couple receives grand welcome in White House

Jun 20 2018 08:49 AM
Spanish royal couple receives grand welcome in White House

 

Washington D.C. [United States], June 20 (NT): United States President Donald Trump along with first lady Melania Trump warmly welcomed Spain's royal couple King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the White House on Tuesday.

"Today, President Trump and the First Lady welcomed King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain to the White House," the White House official Twiiter handle wrote.

On a related note the royal couple is in the US to mark the 300th anniversaries of the establishing of the countries two cities -- New Orleans, Louisiana and San Antonio, Texas.
According to the US media King Felipe branded his first Oval Office talks with the US president as a "great end to a perfect visit",  on the other hand Trump called it "really a tremendous honor" to have the royal couple in the Oval Office.
 

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia officially began their tour of New Orleans on Friday afternoon with a welcoming event at the Gallier Hall in New Orleans, Louisiana, a Twitter handle which goes by the name Her Royal Highness tweeted.
 

"Mayor of New Orleans LaToya Cantrell presented a key to the city to the King and the Queen as part of the city's 300th anniversary celebration," the media news added.

Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Paul Ryan met King Felipe VI and reaffirmed the well-built bilateral relationships.

Taking to Twitter Mayor of New Orleans LaToya Cantrell said that the Spanish royal couple are reshaping what it means to lead in this new nation.

"It is an honor and a true privilege to welcome King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to New Orleans at this historic moment for our City. The King and Queen of Spain are reshaping what it means to lead in this new century," the mayor of New Orleans tweeted.

The king and queen were likely to meet with a number of congressional leaders. (NT)

 

 

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