MADRID, 31 Oct. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The King and Princess of Asturias have highlighted this Tuesday in the Book of Honor of Congress that the Cortes Generales are the institution that represents "the Spanish People", which is in whom "national sovereignty resides".
After taking the oath in the chamber, the King and Princess of Asturias were invited to inaugurate the second edition of the Book of Honor of the Congress and it was the head of State who left a written message, signed by his daughter and also by the Queen Letizia and Infanta Sofía.
"Today, the day on which the Princess of Asturias comes of age, we have the pride and honor of going to Congress to swear, as heir princess to the Crown of Spain, the Spanish Constitution before the Cortes Generales; an institution that represents to the Spanish People, in whom national sovereignty resides", he has written.
Felipe VI concluded the message by expressing, on behalf of the entire Royal Family, a greeting "with affection and respect to your lordships, to the powers of the State and to all Spaniards."
The first edition of the Book of Honor of the Congress, which was also the work of a bookbinding workshop founded in Cádiz in 1945 by the Galván family, was released by King Juan Carlos in 1998, for the 20th anniversary of the Constitution, and in it about thirty heads of state signed.