ROYAL COUPLE ATTEND FUNERAL OF ACADEMICIAN
Belgrade, 3 December 2009 – Their Royal
Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess
Katherine together with members of the Crown Council attended
today the funeral of Mr. Milorad Pavic, full member of Serbian
Academy of Sciences and Arts and member of the Crown Council.
The funeral service was served by His Grace
Bishop of Sabac Lavrentije and His Grace Bishop of Hvostano
Atanasije at the New Cemetery in Belgrade.
On behalf of the Crown Council eulogy was
delivered by academician Svetlana Velmar-Jankovic and on behalf
of Serbian Academy of Science, academician Nikola Tasic, Vice
President of the Academy.
The funeral was attended by the Mayor of
Belgrade, Mr. Dragan Djilas, members of Serbian Academy of
Science and Arts (SANU), Mr. Vuk Draskovic, former Minister of
Foreign Affairs, as well as many representative of the cultural
and public life of Serbia who came to pay their respects to one
of the most prominent and most popular Serbian writers of the