Undeserved royal honours in The Netherlands

Nobiliary law - Adelsrecht - Droit nobiliaire

During state visits, it is common for heads of state to exchange national honours. The guests are invited by the foreign country, which acts as the official host for the duration of the state visit. An exchange of honours took place during the state visit of the Queen to the United Arab Emirates and Oman in November 2010:

British State Visit to Abu Dhabi and Oman, 2010

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were in the midst of a State Visit toAbu Dhabi and Oman on this day in 2010, their last State Visit to the Middle East, three decades after their monumental Tour of the Gulf States

The Tour started in Abu Dhabi, one of the seven Emirates of the United Arab Emirates, where notable events included a visit to the Sheikh Zayed Mosque and a formal luncheon with Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan that was followed…

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