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In pictures: Queen at assembly

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were met by Presiding Officer Dafydd Elis Thomas and First Minister Rhodri Morgan

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were met by Presiding Officer Dafydd Elis Thomas and First Minister Rhodri Morgan

It is the third offical opening of an assembly session that the Queen has attended

It is the third offical opening of an assembly session that the Queen has attended

Bands and a 21-gun salute from HMS Exeter welcomed the Royal Family

Bands and a 21-gun salute from HMS Exeter welcomed the Royal Family

Traditions associated with parliamentary state openings were incorporated into proceedings

Traditions associated with parliamentary state openings were incorporated into proceedings

Lord Elis Thomas welcomed the Royal Family to the Senedd debating chamber

Lord Elis Thomas welcomed the Royal Family to the Senedd debating chamber

The Queen addressed the assembly members who were all elected last month

The Queen addressed the assembly members who were all elected last month

The Queen was presented with flowers after the ceremony

The Queen was presented with flowers after the ceremony

Crowds had gathered outside the Senedd building for a glimpse of the Royal Family

Crowds had gathered outside the Senedd building for a glimpse of the Royal Family

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall met people on the steps of the Senedd

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall met people on the steps of the Senedd

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are now starting their annual tour of Wales

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are now starting their annual tour of Wales

After leaving the Senedd, the Queen travelled to the National Museum in Cardiff

After leaving the Senedd, the Queen travelled to the National Museum in Cardiff






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