Crown Princess Katherine’s visit to Nis
11-12 June 2001
HRH Crown Princess Katherine visited Nis and Gornja Topaonica on 11 and
12 June 2001.
Upon the arrival in Nis HRH PK distributed humanitarian aid provided for
this occasion in the refugee centre in Hotel Park. At the Reception in the
City Hall, HRH PK met with the Mayor of Nis Mr Goran Ciric. On this
occasion, Miss Goldsmith was presented with a statue of the Emperor
Constantine in gratitude for her donation to the Children’s Hospital of
the Clinical Centre Nis. Following the Reception HRH PK greeted the
citizens of Nis during a brief walk through the city.
On Tuesday 12 June, PK and Miss Isabel Goldsmith inaugurated a Prenatal
Diagnostic Unit of the Children’s Hospital at the Clinical Centre in Nis.
HRH Crown Princess Katherine also opened two renovated wards, named
“Princess Katarina”, at the Psychiatric Hospital in Gornja Toponica.
These wards were renovated by the charity, Lifeline Humanitarian
Organisation, of which Her Royal Highness is Patron.
After the opening ceremonies a press conferences was held where HRH
Princess Katherine announced new deliveries of humanitarian aid. The
largest donations will be the delivery of medicines worth 1,850 000 DM and
an angiograph unit worth 1,150 000 DM.
London, 12 June 2001
THE OFFICE of
Crown Princess Katherine to visit Nis
11-12 June 2001
Royal Highness Crown Princess Katherine will visit Nis on Monday, 11 June
2001. On Tuesday, 12 June, Crown Princess Katherine will inaugurate a
Prenatal Diagnostics Unit of the Children’s Hospital at the Clinical
Centre Nis. Her Royal Highness will be accompanied by Miss Isabel
Goldsmith, the donator of the equipment at the Children’s Hospital. This
opening of the Department for Molecular Biology and Prenatal Diagnostics
is dedicated in memory of Isabel Patino, Miss Isabel Goldsmith’s mother.
HRH Crown Princess Katherine will also open two renovated wards at the Psychiatric Hospital in Gornja Toponica, which will be named “Princess Katarina”.
Her Royal Highness will be accompanied by Dr. Elaine Laycock, a medical
director of “Lifeline humanitarian organisation”, whose patron is
Princess Katherine, and other representatives of humanitarian
organisations which have been helping the renovation of the Hospital in
Gornja Toponica over the past few years.
London, 8 June 2001
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