King Felipe was back in Barcelona late last month for two high-profile events and to continue his presence in the prosperous but restive Spanish autonomous community.
The King presided over a dinner to launch this year’s Mobile World Congress. He also visited the convention floor the following day.
Catalonia’s prime minister and Barcelona’s mayor did coincide with the King, but only accompanies him to some of the formalities.
His Majesty was also in town for the Kingdom of Spain Business Award, a chance to gather business leaders from around the country.
The King have the award to Catalan executive Mariano Puig at the well-known IESE Business School.