King and Queen give reciprocal dinner in Italy

Kungaparet och Italiens President Giorgio Napolitano och hans maka Clio Napolitano hälsar på Italiens jämställdhetsminister Mara Carfagna före middagen. Foto: Fabio Campana/EPA

The King and Queen and Italy’s President Giorgio Napolitano and his wife Clio Napolitano welcome Italy’s Minister for Equal Opportunity Mara Carfagna before the dinner. Photo: Fabio Campana/EPA

On Wednesday 25 March, The King and Queen gave a reciprocal dinner for Italy's President and his wife at St. Regis Hotel in Rome, in connection with the state visit to Italy.

Guests also included representatives from the Italian business and cultural community, as well as Swedish citizens residing in Italy.

Drottningen hälsar skådespelerskan Anita Ekberg välkommen till middagen. Foto: Leif R Jansson/Scanpix

The Queen welcomes actress Anita Ekberg to the dinner. Photo: Leif R Jansson/Scanpix

Kungen ses här tillsammans med Rita Levi Montalcini som fick Nobelpriset i medicin 1986. Foto: Toni Sica/Stella Pictures

The King, pictured here with Rita Levi Montalcini, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1986. Photo: Toni Sica/Stella Pictures