His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales has participated, Thursday evening, in Bucharest, on the second day of his official visit to Romania, in a reception offered in his honor.
Among the participants to the reception were Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu, Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu, Minister-delegate for European Affairs, Ana Birchall, Romanian Ambassador in London, Dan Mihalache, the head prosecutor of the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) Laura Codruta Kovesi and Princess Marina Sturdza.
The Prince of Wales was welcomed by the Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Bucharest, Paul Brummell, by Aura Woodward, executive director of the Prince of Wales Foundation Romania and by Aykut Korkmaz, CEO, Hilton Hotel.
"The purpose of the visit is to celebrate the very close ties between the United Kingdom and Romania," said British Ambassador Paul Brummell, at the start of the event.
The reception took place at the Athenee Palace Hilton in Bucharest and was co-organized by Paul Brummell and Aura Woodward to celebrate the activity
Among the guests there were also representatives of British organizations that work to protect children and the environment in Romania, of the Anglican Church, of British companies, of the Romanian-British Chamber of Commerce, of NGOs specialized in the problems of Roma people or justice, as well as Romanian officials.
The Prince of Wales spoke to each guest at this special event.
The official visit of His Royal Highness to Romania will end on Friday
The Prince of Wales Foundation is a branch of the Prince of Wales's Charitable Foundation in Britain, established by His Royal Highness with the purpose of extending the charitable activity to Romania as well. The mission of the Prince of Wales Foundation is the preservation of the architectural, cultural and natural heritage of Romania. Its main purpose is to offer opportunities for development, so that locals have more chances for employment or opening up small businesses.