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SPANISH ROYAL TOUR KING FELIPE AND QUEEN LETIZIA VISIT NAVARRE

The Spanish Royal Tour continues, King Felipe and Queen Letizia have traveled to Pamplona, the capital city of the Chartered Community of Navarre (Spanish: Comunidad Foral de Navarra).

In Pamplona, Their Majesties visited the “Ramón y Cajal” Center of ASPACE, in Cizur Menor, and the das-Nano/Veridas Technology Company, in Tajonar.

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Poster reading “Welcome to Cizur Menor to HM King and Queen of Spain”.

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This royal tour is part of the campaign “Spain for Sure”. The campaign promote tourists to visit Spain after COVID-19 pandemic.

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King Felipe and Queen Letizia traveled accompanied by the Minister of Territorial Policy and Public Function, Carolina Darias.

In Pamplona they were welcomed by the President of the Autonomous Community of Navarre, María Victoria Chivite.

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King Felipe and Queen Letizia greet the President of the Government of Navarre, Maria Chivite.

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“Ramón y Cajal” Center of ASPACE

Their Majesties visited Navarre to learn about the social initiatives of ASPACE (Cerebral Palsy Association) Navarra, which celebrates 50 years in 2021.

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King Felipe and Queen Letizia toured the “Ramón y Cajal” Center of ASPACE in Cizur Menor, where they learned about the activities of this non-profit entity, focused on caring for people with cerebral palsy. Their Majesties spent time in the different spaces of the Center and shared impressions with the carers and users.

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Likewise, in the kitchen of the center, Their Majesties received information about the “food texturing project”, which is being developed by ASPACE, a food adaptation technique that transforms its consistency making it suitable and safe for consumption, thinking about the difficulties presented by the people with intellectual disabilities in food.

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The visit concluded with a working meeting, in which King Felipe and Queen Letizia took an interest in the day-to-day life of ASPACE in the Chartered Community.

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ASPACE currently has 325 members, 526 working people and a hundred volunteers.



das-Nano/Veridas Technology Company

Afterwards, Their Majesties made their way to the das-Nano Technology Company in Tajonar, specialized in artificial intelligence.

There, King Felipe and Queen Letizia had the opportunity to see first hand the usefulness of a biometric identification system developed by the company itself. This biometric identification tool is one of the projects developed by this Navarra technology company, which emerged in 2012. It currently employs more than one hundred people.

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Queen Letizia and King Felipe received information on the different lines of business developed by the company.



In this sense, the founding partners of das-Nano, Esteban Morrás and Eduardo Azanza, had the opportunity to present the company Veridas to Their Majesties.

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Veridas is a joint-venture created together with BBVA, with the aim of developing digital identity verification software that combines facial biometrics, voice and ID verification, with particularly interesting applications in the financial sector, mobility, telecommunications and even the prevention of gambling among minors.

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Finally, the company also made a demonstration on various technological solutions aimed at the healthcare field.

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Royal Fashion: Queen Letizia of Spain

Queen Letizia wore Sandro Paris Green Scarf Print Midi Dress, Macarena Alba50 Wedges in Ivory, and Gold Bambu Earrings.

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