THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES ATTEND 40TH DYSTROPHIC
Belgrade, 22 October 2008 –Their Royal Highnesses Crown
Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine attended today a ceremony
marking the 40th anniversary of the Union of Dystrophic of Serbia, held in
Belgrade City Hall.
The following addressed representatives of more than 50
disabilities organizations: Deputy Mayor of Belgrade, Mrs. Radmila
Hrustanovic and Mr. Vladimir Pesic, Deputy Minister of Labour and Social
Policy. The audience included representatives of the Ministry of Culture and
Ministry of Defence.
Crown Princess Katherine delivered a speech and
emphasized: “Your important anniversary should once again bring the focus of
our public to the fact that support for people of disabilities is not just
the society’s obligation towards almost ten per cent of its’ population, but
the necessary precondition of building better and happier society.”
Before the ceremony, Their Royal Highnesses used the
opportunity to speak with representatives of different associations of
people with disabilities from all ever Serbia.