April 2001

The Prince of Wales this morning visited the Royal Agricultural Society of England to meet representatives of farming charities.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh gave a Dinner Party at which The Earl and Countess of Wessex were present. The following were invited: His Excellency the Ambassador of the State of Kuwait and Mrs. Al-Duwaisan, the Baroness Boothroyd, the Lord Kingsdown KG and the Lady Kingsdown, the Lord and Lady Phillips of Worth Matravers, the Rt. Hon. William Hague MP and Mrs. Hague, General Sir Edward and Lady Jones, Sir Brian and Lady Pitman, Canon Dr. Christina Baxter, and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Hall. The Duke of Edinburgh, Trustee, this morning chaired a meeting of St. George's House Council, followed by Lunch at St. George's House, Windsor Castle.

The Duke of Kent, President, the Scout Association, this afternoon carried out the Review of The Queen's Scouts at Windsor Castle. His Royal Highness afterwards attended the National Scout Service in St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. The Duke of Kent this evening attended a Dinner in honour of the 2001 Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Corporation of London and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development at Mansion House, London EC4.

The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, Parkinson's Disease Society, this evening attended a performance of Beethoven the last Master at the Corn Exchange, Newbury, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of the Royal County of Berkshire (Mr. Philip Wroughton).

The Princess Royal this morning visited Escuela Normal La Esperanza, Intibuca, Honduras. Her Royal Highness today visited the Lions Club, Intibuca. The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, this afternoon visited a Save the Children Fund (Honduras) School Project at Villa Frances. Her Royal Highness, President, Save the Children Fund, later visited a Save the Children Fund (Honduras) Environmental Project. The Princess Royal afterwards visited a Bilateral Bridge Construction Project at Puento Aro, Jesus de Otoro, Intibuca. Her Royal Highness this evening attended a Reception given by the Cortes Chamber of Commerce and the Mayor of San Pedro Sula at Club Arabe, San Pedro Sula.

The Duke of York this morning attended the United Kingdom National Commemoration Service at Solma-Ri, the Republic of Korea, and laid a wreath. His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a briefing on the Battle of Imjin River at a vantage point overlooking the scene of the Battle.

The Duke of Edinburgh, President Emeritus, World Wide Fund for Nature - WWF International, this morning received The President of Romania, the Ambassador from Romania (His Excellency Mr. Radu Onofrei) and Mr. Mircea Geoana (Foreign Minister) at Windsor Castle. The Baroness Trumpington (Extra Baroness in Waiting) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of The President of Romania and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

The Princess Royal today undertook the following engagements in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Her Royal Highness, President, Save the Children Fund, this morning visited the Fund's office. The Princess Royal afterwards visited COIPRODEN (Co-ordinating Group of Private Institutions for Children and their Rights). Her Royal Highness later visited the Instituto Hondureño de la Niñez y la Familia. The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, this afternoon attended a Lunch given by Save the Children Fund UK at the Princess Hotel. Her Royal Highness, President, Save the Children Fund, later visited the community of Villanueva. The Princess Royal this evening attended a Reception given by the Honduran Government at the Museo del Hombre and was received by Doña Gladys de Arevalo (Vice President of the Republic of Honduras).

The Duke of York today undertook the following engagements in Seoul, the Republic of Korea. His Royal Highness this morning laid a wreath at the National Cemetery. The Duke of York later visited the Korean War Museum. His Royal Highness afterwards visited the British Council and presented prizes to Korean English language students. The Duke of York this afternoon attended a Garden Party given by Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Korea (His Excellency Mr. Charles Humfrey) at the Residence. His Royal Highness this evening attended the Korean Veterans' Association Banquet at the Shilla Hotel.

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