King Philippe and queen Mathilde preside the annual International Meeting of German Speaking Heads of State at Eupen.
7 September 2016
In the evening the king and queen hosedt a dinner at the castle of Laken for their guests: hereditary prince Alois and princess Sophie of Liechtenstein, grand duke Henri of Luxembourg, president of the German federal republic Joachim Gauck and his wife Daniela Schadt, and President of the Swiss Confederation, Johann Niklaus Schneider-Ammann and his wife.
Patricia Vlerick acted as lady-in-waiting.
In the afternoon all the guests made a visit to the Zentrum für Förderpädagogik and the Germanophonic Parliament.