TOKYO - Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf
and Queen Silvia will pay a visit to Japan from March 25 to 31 as state guests, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.
On Wednesday, he will move to Stockholm and meet Thursday with Swedish Prime Minister Goeran Persson and King Carl XVI Gustaf
before leaving there that night and returning to Tokyo on Friday.
The prize, the adult section of which was created in 1990, is a global award under the patronage of King Carl XVI Gustaf
, according to the website of the institute.
Head of State: King Carl XVI Gustaf
(since September 1973) Inherited title and mostly ceremonial position
The award is worth SEK10m and it will be presented to Kertesz by Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf
at a ceremony in Stockholm on 10 December.
Deputy Denver Mayor Stephanie Foote was presented the award on June 5, 2002, by His Majesty the King of Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf
during an award ceremony in the Blue Hall at Stockholm City Hall, where some of the Nobel prizes are presented.
This year's Nobel prize laureates including Japanese chemist Hideki Shirakawa were on Monday night treated to a lavish banquet hosted by Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf
at the royal palace in Stockholm.
It was wonderful to feel the crowd's appreciation,'' said Borg, who received the longest standing ovation during the opening ceremony from the standing-room-only crowd of 3,500 that included King Carl XVI Gustaf
, Queen Silvia, Princess Lilian and scores of Swedish celebrities.
Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf
will present the prizes in December.
Monson of North Oaks and Lynne Blomstrand Moratzka of Scandia, received the awards from His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf
during a gala ceremony hosted by the American Swedish Institute (ASI).
The Head of State was accompanied in his visit to Ericsson by King Carl XVI Gustaf
and the Tunisian delegation.
Helsinki, Sha'ban 13, 1436, May 31, 2015, SPA -- Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has met with Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf
and Queen Silvia at the start of a three-day state visit.