The Queen and The Prince Consort bid Vietnam’s President, HE Truong Tan Sang, and First Lady Mai Thi Hanh welcome to Denmark on 18 – 20 September 2013.
A Vietnamese business delegation of approximately 50 companies takes part in a business conference in connection with the state visit, and the President will visit companies specializing in, among other things, climate, energy and green growth.
See photos from The Queen and The Prince Consort’s press conference with Vietnamese journalists.See photos from the press conference in The Lord Chamberlain’s Office ahead of the state visit.
Published September 17, 2013
The Queen and The Prince Consort host a State Banquet at Fredensborg Palace. At the State Banquet, The Crown Prince Couple, TRH Prince Joachim and Princess Marie, and HRH Princess Benedikte participate.There will be official speeches by HM The Queen and HE The President.
Luncheon in the Office of the Prime Minister
The Prime Minister hosts a luncheon in the Alexander Room, Christiansborg Palace, with the participation of the President.
DHI (Danish Hydraulic Institute)
The President visits DHI, where there is work on development of technology within the areas of water, environment and health. The President will, among other things, inspect DHI’s model testing facilities.
Programme for the First Lady
The First Lady visits Rosenborg Castle and is shown the exhibition of the crown jewels, etc.
During the visit at the National Gallery, the First Lady will be shown the Danish and Nordic Collection.
Vietnamese Reciprocal Event
The President and the First Lady hold a Reciprocal Event at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in honour of The Queen and The Prince Consort. From the royal family, The Queen and The Prince Consort, the Crown Prince Couple, and Prince Joachim and Princess Marie participate in a concert in the Central Hall and the following reception in the Winter Garden.
Friday, 20 September 2013
Programme for the President
The President pays a visit to the Lord Mayor at Copenhagen’s City Hall with the focus on urban planning and environmental friendliness. Representatives from Danish companies take part in the visit.
The President visits Lynetten, where there will be a presentation of the purification of wastewater at the treatment plant Lynetten.
Business conference in the House of Industry
Accompanied by The Crown Prince, the President visits a business conference in The House of Industry. The President gives a speech at the conference, which is arranged by the Confederation of Danish Industry in cooperation with the Danish Agriculture and Food Council and The Danish Shipowners’ Association.
Afterwards, the President takes part in a Confederation of Danish Industry reception, where Vietnamese food will be served.
Programme for First Lady Mai Thi Hanh
Accompanied by Education Minister Christine Antorini, the First Lady visits Bagsværd School, where she will be given an introduction to the school system in Denmark and the daily work at Bagsværd School. During the visit, the First Lady greets some of the school’s students and witnesses teaching with the use of interactive tools.
The University of Copenhagen
The President and the First Lady visit the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen and are introduced to the faculty’s work with food production and health research.