State Visit by President Lula from Brazil

Kungaparet, Kronprinsessan samt President Lula med maka
The Royal Couple, The Crown Princess, President and Mrs Lula. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/Scanpix
By invitation from H.M. The King, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Mrs Marisa Letícia Lula da Silva of Brazil arrived in Sweden today for a two day long state visit.

The state visit began with a horse and carriage procession from the Royal Mews to the Royal Palace, where a welcome ceremony took place with a guard of honour in the inner court yard. After the ceremony and the official photography session, The King and The Queen gave a private luncheon in Princess Sibylla´s apartments.

The state visit continued Tuesday with meetings with amongst others the Speaker and the Prime Minister, as well as visits to IF Metall, Casa Cor and the Vasa Museum.

On Wednesday the 12th there will be visits to a special trade and industry seminar “Brazil Day" at the World Trade Center, KTH (The Royal Institute of Technology), World Childhood Foundation and Fryshuset.

The state visit comes to an end at Rosersberg Palace.