H.E. Mr Jesus Arnaldo PEREZ was accompanied for the occasion by Mr. Carlos PARRA-PEREZ, Honorary consul of Venezuela 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 Jesus Arnaldo PEREZ was taken to the Hall of Mirrors by H.S.H the Prince's Chamberlain, Colonel Luc Fringant, with Mr. Carlos PARRA-PEREZ.
H.E. Mr Jesus Arnaldo PEREZ then proceeded to present his 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.
Thus, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is the fifty-ninth country accredited with the Principality of Monaco. Consular relations between Monaco and Venezuela were established on 10 April 1957.
These two States are close in terms of Environmental Protection and Children's Rights.