WHITE PALACE RECEPTION IN HONOUR OF ROYAL
Belgrade, 24 November 2009 – Their Royal
Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess
Katherine hosted this morning a working breakfast at the White
Palace for Royal Purveyors, in the presence of H.E. Dr Slobodan
Milosavljevic, Minister of Trade and Services.
Royal Purveyors are companies that received
the right to use the Royal Warrant for their products.
The title of Royal Purveyor is awarded to
companies that have, for a number of years, been providing
support to the Royal Compound with their products or services.
It is a specific form of recognition and gratitude. The decision
to award warrants is made by the Head of the Royal House, HRH
Crown Prince Alexander II.
The Royal Purveyor tradition exists in all
European Parliamentary Monarchies. In the Kingdom of Yugoslavia,
it was established during the reign of King Alexander I.
Addressing the guests, HRH Crown Prince
Alexander II emphasized: “This gathering is a symbolic sign of
recognition and appreciation for everything that you have done,
and presents an opportunity to develop our relationships in a
friendly and relax atmosphere, and make plans for future
activities that should bring development and prosperity to our
H.E. Dr Slobodan Milosavljevic, Minister of
Trade and Services greeted the guests and said: “It is my
pleasure to see so many companies that are supporting activities
of TRH Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine,
who have been working very hard for a number of years on the
promotion of our country and the Serbian economy abroad. They
have many opportunities to meet foreign investors and potential
partners, and that could be very useful for all of you and our
economy in general”.
The representatives of the following
companies attended the working breakfast: Public Company
Belgrade Waterworks and Sewage, Bird Express, Mercedes-Benz SCG,
DPM Computers, Stylos Group, Zitopromet, Studio Ivkovic,
Euroteam, Permop, DPP Stork, Restaurant Jezero, Ethno Food
Company, Mlekara Sabac, Ishrana Produkt, MD International,
Rasadnik Milenkovic, Energoprojekt, Srboexport, Zastava Vozdovac,
PTR Pako, EKO YU a.d.-Hellenic Petroleum Group, Winterhalter
Gastronom YU, Petrovic Roses, KUD Lola, JAT Airways, Energodata,
Vinarija Aleks – Bermet, Carnex, Park, Polimark, Coin, Jewellery
Tomasevic, Simpo, Coca Cola, Ikarbus, Art Ival, Henkel Srbija,
Hotel i Restoran Zlatnik, Microsoft Software, Ferit, Belgrade