HRH CROWN PRINCESS KATHERINE OFFICIALLY OPENS
33RD MEETING OF THE EUROPEAN STRABISMOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
Belgrade, 5 October 2009 – Their Royal Highnesses
Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine attended
today the official opening ceremony of the 33rd Meeting of the
European Strabismological Association (ESA) at the Sava Centre in
Belgrade. This congress is being held under auspices of Their Royal
Highnesses and has gathered over 150 most prominent scientists, and
is the biggest event in this field held in Europe this year.
The Meeting was officially opened by HRH Crown
Princess Katherine, who addressed the participants and said: “It is
for the first time that European Strabismological Association holds
its meeting in our country and in this part of Europe. I wish this
conference to be successful, I wish you all to gain new insights,
and I wish you all to achieve great results in your future work”.
On behalf of organizers, Prof. Dr Branislav
Stankovic, Director of Belgrade’s Clinic for Ophthalmology,
addressed the participants. Prof. Dr Stankovic expressed his
gratitude to His Royal Highnesses for the auspices and Princess
Katharine for the efforts and acivements in humanitarian field.
Director of Belgrade’s Clinic for Ophthalmology emphasised the
importance of holding this significant meeting for the
ophthalmologist professionals in Belgrade for the first time.
Professor Dr Seyhan B. Özkan President of ESA
Executive Committee also addressed the participants, and said: “It
is my great pleasure that 33rd Meeting of the European
Strabismological Association is taking place in Belgrade, for the
first time. I would like to express my deepest gratitude to Their
Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Princess Katherine
for the auspices”. After addressing, Professor Dr Seyhan B. Özkan
officially opened 33rd Meeting of the European Strabismological
The 33rd Meeting of the European Strabismological
Association is being held from October 4-7, 2009 in Belgrade’s Sava
Centre. Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown
Princess Katherine will host a reception for participants of the
Congress tonight at 7.30 pm at the White Palace.