Subsequent to Letizia, the King donned a sensible three-piece swimsuit, full with a gray waistcoat and black tails, together with a ruby crimson tie. After welcoming the Diplomatic Corps, Felipe delivered his annual speech within the Throne Room of the Palace, following which the royal couple attended a reception within the Corridor of Columns.
Addressing the gathering, the King thanked the delegates for coming and gestured in direction of Spain’s friendship with different nations reminiscent of the USA. He’s reported in RegalFille as having acknowledged: ‘It’s important that the worldwide neighborhood, of which you’re the excessive representatives right here, proceed to work for a peaceable worldwide order, by which justice and legislation prevail.’
The Diplomatic Corpse is shaped by a complete of 800 consulates and 126 embassies. The Royal Palace of Madrid is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Household on the metropolis of Madrid, however it’s now solely used for state ceremonies. As the most important royal palace in Europe, it has a 135,000 m² of flooring house and accommodates 3,418 rooms.
King Felipe and Queen Letizia spend most of their time within the comparatively extra humble Palace of La Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid. They dwell there with their two daughters, Princesses Leonor, 17, and Infanta Sofía, 15.