October 8, King Filip of Belgium received the World Peace Flame from Nicole van Herle, chairperson of the World Peace Flame Group in Riemst, Belgium.
The King participated in the celebrations of the 75 anniversary of the Albert Canal and visited an exhibition called ‘The Bridge’. The World Peace Flame monument in Riemst/ Vroenhoven is situated beside this bridge with an extraordinary history. The King said that he was very happy to receive this wonderful symbol of peace and unity. For his children he received some copies of the children’s peace book ‘Peace in your hands’.