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Swedish Crown Princess and her husband in Copenhagen

Not a state visit, but a visit to promote Swedish business in Denmark, an event hosted by the Danish Crown Prince Couple.

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By Bente D. Knudsen

The two royal houses are not only closely related, but also very good friends.

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Victoria have known each other since their early childhood and are very good friends as well.

The next two days, the Swedish Crown Princess and her husband Prince Daniel will be in Copenhagen together with the Danish Crown Prince Couple.

The aim of the visit is to strengthen the connections and the strategic cooperation between Danish and Swedish businesses.

A range of Swedish companies, together with the Swedish Minister for social affairs, Lena Hallgren, will together with the four royals visit amongst other the UN City in Nordhavn, The confederation of Danish Businesses, Tech BBQ in Øksnehallen, as well as the new ski hill and incineration centre at Amager Bakke.

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They will arrive the 16 September at 17:30 and be received by the Swedish ambassador H.E. Fredrik Jörgensen at the Swedish ambassador’s residence at Sankt Annæ Plads in Copenhagen.

The 17 September is the start of the official part of the visit when in the morning at 08:40 the Danish Crown Prince couple, the Swedish Crown Princess and Prince Daniel visit the UN-City where they will be greeted by Grete Faremo, Executive Director of UNOPS.

Later they will all participate in the annual meeting of the Danish Business Association, Danish Industri which takes place at the DR Concert house, here Crown Princess Victoria will speak in the topic of sustainable development.

At 19:30 they will visit the Swedish navy’s ship HMS Nyköping, which is on visit at Amaliehaven for a short stay prior to the formal dinner..

The dinner will take place as a formal dinner at the Swedish Ambassador’s residence at 20:20, tourists and other onlookers may catch a glimpse of the two royal couples when they arrive at the Swedish Ambassador’s residence.

The last day of the visit is dedicated to the Danish-Swedish business forum as well as other visits.

The full program for the visit can be found here:

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