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H.M. Queen Sofia of Spain imposes the Gold Cross for Social Solidarity on Esther Koplowitz

23/01/2008

H.M. Queen Sofia of Spain imposes the Gold Cross for Social Solidarity on Esther Koplowitz

The distinction, granted by the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, is in recognition of the businesswoman's work in favour of the disadvantaged.

H.M. Queen Sofia of Spain imposed the Gold Cross of the Civil Order of Social Solidarity on Esther Koplowitz, Marchioness of Casa Peñalver and of Cubas, at a ceremony today in the Zarzuela Palace, Madrid. Among those at the ceremony were the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Jesús Caldera, and the State Secretary for Social Services, Amparo Valcárcel. Esther Koplowitz was accompanied by her family and by Gonzalo Anes, Director of Spain's Royal Academy of History.