Belgium Queen Mathilde and King Philippe during a visit of several social projects of Namur Province in Sombreffe, Belgium, 21 September 2017. EPA-EFE
The Belgian Royal Palace announced on Friday that Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium would represent her husband, His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium, at the cremation ceremony for Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
The royal cremation is scheduled for October 26.
Queen Mathilde and King Philippe were granted an audience with the late king l in March 2013 when King Philippe was the crown prince of Belgium.