King Philip VI of Spain will travel to Puerto Rico at the end of January to celebrate the fifth century of San Juan.

King Spain, Felipe VITravel to Puerto Rico this month to celebrate the fifth century San Juan, The mayor of the capital announced this Tuesday. Miguel Romero.

During a visit to Spain last November, the mayor explained that the king had accepted an invitation to travel to San Juan when Romero attended the General Assembly of the Union of Ibero-American Cities.

“The visit of the King of Spain this month is part of what we are doing to make San Juan a unique place in the Caribbean.”Romero mentioned this in an interview with local radio WKAQ.

The municipal administrator pointed out that “details of Philip VI’s trip to San Juan will be provided soon.” It is scheduled to take place from January 24 to 26.

King will hold meetings with Romero and the Governor of Puerto Rico. Pedro Pierre Lucy, While he was staying on the island, according to official sources.

In addition to this political area, the trip has a great cultural and historical character due to its fifth century celebrations and economy.

Philip VI will visit various cultural institutions and attend economic forums attended by Spanish and Puerto Rican companies.

Philippe VI, who succeeded the Queen in March 2016, traveled to Puerto Rico for the first time as King. Leticia VII International Congress of Spanish (CILE) in San Juan.

Now the city is celebrating five centuries of its foundations by the Spaniards in 1521, so it is “important that San Juan be on the international map,” says Mayor Romero.

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The first Spanish settlers came to the island of Puerto Rico in 1493, but it was not until 1521 that the first governor arrived. Juan Ponce de Leon The capital of the original settlement in Cabara was moved to what is now Old San Juan.

Fifth-century festivals have been extended to this year due to an epidemic in 2021. COVID-19.

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