H.E. Mrs Anaisabel PRERA FLORES was accompanied for the occasion by Mr Roland MELAN, Honorary general consul from the Czech Republic in Monaco. After being welcomed in the Cour d'Honneur of the Palace by the Company of Carabinieri guard of honour under the command of Colonel Yannick Bersihand, Senior Commander of the Police Force, Ambassador Pavel FISCHER was taken to the Hall of Mirrors by H.S.H the Prince's Chamberlain, Colonel Luc Fringant, with Mr Roland MELAN.
H.E. Mrs Anaisabel PRERA FLORES then proceeded to present her Credentials to H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince who was accompanied by the Secretary of State, Mr Jacques Boisson, Head of H.S.H the Prince's Government, Mr Georges Lisimachio and Mrs Mireille Pettiti, General Director of External Relations Department. After the ceremony, H.S.H the Prince held a private audience with the Ambassador in the family drawing room.
The Czech Republic becomes the forty-ninth foreign power accredited to the Principality of Monaco. Consular relations between the Principality of Monaco and The Republic of Guatemala have existed since 16 March 1911.
Like Monaco, Guatemala is participating in the work of the International Whaling Commission.