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Defense minister, Steven Vandeput in London for the commemoration at the cenotaph in Whitehall.

On 16th July, the annual Belgian Parade at the Cenotaph in Whitehall took place. On this occasion, The ceremony was attended by the Belgian Defence Minister Steven Vandeput and various British and Belgian civil and military authorities and veterans as well as detachments from military education establishments.

The ceremony at the Cenotaph was followed by a military parade at Horse Guards Parade and a reception offered by the Belgian Ministry for Defence at Wellington Barracks.

The Belgian Parade in London has taken place yearly since 1934 on the Sunday preceding the Belgian National Day. It is a strong symbol of the fraternity between the British and the Belgian soldiers during and after both World Wars and it confirms the close ties that unite both countries.