His Majesty King Paul of Greece arrived today, April 26th on an official visit to the Lebanon.
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Background: His Majesty King Paul of Greece arrived today, April 26th on an official visit to the Lebanon.
The Greek royal family make regular use of the royal yacht, particularly on Mediterranean excursions, and this was one of those occasions.
As the yacht neared Lebanese shores Lebanese fighter planes roared overhead in salute, and a great crowd stood ready on the quayside to welcome the royal visitors.
Among those present were President and Mme Chamoun of Lebanon, and Mr George Haimari, Chief of Protocol.
A military band and a smart guard of honour were drawn up for the occasion and were inspected by King Paul attended by President Chamoun.
Formalities over the guests depart with President Chamoun.