On the thirteenth anniversary of H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince’s accession, H.E. Mr Henrique de Polignac Mascarenhas de Barros, Monaco’s Ambassador to Portugal, and Ms Diane de Polignac de Barros, the Vice Consul, gave a reception in the impressive setting of the Forte da Cruz castle and fortress in Estoril on 12 July 2018.
Some 250 guests attended the reception, including representatives from the President’s Office, the Portuguese Government, the Assembly of the Republic and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The diplomatic corps accredited to H.E. the President of the Portuguese Republic was represented by more than 30 ambassadors, including the Apostolic Nuncio (Dean of the Diplomatic Corps) and the French Ambassador. Also in attendance were the Chief of the General Staff of the Portuguese Armed Forces, representatives from the Office of the Mayor of Lisbon, the Mayor of Cascais, commanders from the Lisbon and Cascais police forces, and many high-profile Portuguese personalities.
Originally published at Government Portal