The Prince and Princess of Asturias, Felipe de Borbon and his wife Leticia, initiated their official activities in Lima by placing a floral wreath before the Monument to the Heroes of Independence in the district of Jesus Maria in Lima.
Members from Peru’s Foreign Ministry and Spain’s Embassy to Peru were also present at the ceremony.
The Prince and Princess were greeted by President Alan Garcia at the Government Palace following the ceremony. Afterwards, they will visit the Congress, where its president and members of the Committee of Foreign Relations will officially welcome them.
In the afternoon, they will visit the University of San Marcos, the oldest university in America. They are both set to attend an official dinner hosted by President Alan Garcia this evening.
On Wednesday, the royal couple will meet representatives from the main Spanish companies in Peru and, later, they will hold a business meeting with entrepreneurs from both countries.
On Thursday, the Prince and Princess will visit the southern city of Arequipa, home town of Nobel literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa, to check on cooperation projects and visit the Monastery of Santa Catalina.
text from andina.com.pe
photos from Princess Letizia's Facebook Fan Page