The Grand Master of the Order of Malta, His Most Eminent Highness Fra' Matthew Festing, will undertake an official visit to Monaco on Sunday 31 July 2011.
He will be accompanied by Mr Jean-Pierre Mazery, Grand Chancellor of the Order of Malta.
H.M.E.H. Fra' Matthew Festing will be welcomed at 11.15 am at the Prince's Palace by H.S.H. Prince Albert II, H.E. Mr Michel Roger, Minister of State and Colonel Luc Fringant, Chamberlain.
He will receive military honours and at 11.30 am, a mass will be celebrated by H.E. Mr Bernard Barsi, Archbishop of Monaco and Canon César Penzo in the Palace chapel.
At 12.15 pm, H.S.H. the Prince will grant an audience to H.M.E.H. Fra' Matthew Festing. After this, the Grand Master will name H.S.H. the Prince as a "Honorary Bailiff Grand Cross". The Sovereign and H.M.E.H. Fra' Matthew Festing will then take have a working lunch in the residence of the Minister of State.
Finally, at 9.30 pm, H.M.E.H. Fra' Matthew Festing, the Prince and Princess Charlene will attend a benefit concert for the charitable organisations of the Order of Malta in the Prince's Lodge of the Main Courtyard.
They will then attend a dinner in the Prince's Palace.