ROYAL COUPLE VISIT MUNICIPALITY OF INDJIJA
Belgrade, 8 November – Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine visited THE Municipality of Indjija. During the visit the Royal Couple met the Mayor of Indjija Mr. Petar Filipovic and attended the opening of the local branch of the Kingdom of Serbia Association. HRH the Crown Prince laid wreaths at the Monument to HM King Peter I to commemorate anniversary of the liberation of Indjija in the First World War.
The Royal Couple visited Indjija Health Center and donated equipment vital for prevention of hearth diseases. The donated Holter EKG will allow the Health Center to introduce new medical services to date available only in major health centers. During the visit HRH Princess Katherine donated much needed food to the local charity effort run by the municipal Youth Office. The charity distributes food and clothes to socially vulnerable citizens of Indjija.
Speaking at the opening of the new branch offices of the Kingdom of Serbia Association in Indjija HRH the Crown Prince congratulated the members on their new premises and their devotion to work towards a modern, democratic Serbia.
The Association was founded in 2008 as a non-partisan, non-governmental and non-profit association to promote the restoration of the parliamentary monarchy in Serbia; the organization works under the patronage of HRH the Crown Prince.
The Royal Couple visited and laid wreaths at the Monument to His Majesty King Peter I the Liberator, one of the first royal monuments restored in Serbia after the fall of communism.
During the reign of HM King Peter I of Serbia finished its liberation from 400 years-long Ottoman rule, transformed in to one of the most liberal and democratic societies of the early 20th century Europe and contributed greatly to the overall Allied victory in the World War I.
HM King Peter I was also the first king of the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (later Yugoslavia) established in the immediate aftermath of the World War I as an embodiment of the long desire of the South Slavic nations to be free from the foreign rule.