September 2013

The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, this evening attended the Woodstock Literary Festival Dinner at Blenheim Palace and was received by Mr. John Harwood (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire).

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, this morning held a Meeting for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award International Foundation. The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Vision 2020: the Right to Sight, and Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this morning visited Susrut Eye Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, in support of Orbis. Her Royal Highness, Patron, Vision 2020: the Right to Sight, and Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this evening attended a Dinner in support of Orbis at the ITC Hotel, Kolkata.

The Duke of York this morning visited the School of Sound Recording in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The Rt. Hon. John Key MP (Prime Minister of New Zealand) and Mrs. Key have arrived at the Castle. By command of The Queen, Mr. Charles Gray (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. Kyaw Myo Htut at 19A Charles Street, London W1, this afternoon in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from Burma to the Court of St. James's.

The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Corps of Signals, this morning visited Exercise Horseshoe Focus (South), Okehampton Camp, Dartmoor, Devon. Her Royal Highness, President, the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, this evening attended the President's Annual Lecture and Dinner at 8 John Adam Street, London WC2.

The Earl of Wessex, Honorary Member, the British and Commonwealth Fire Company Foundation, this morning held a Meeting. His Royal Highness, Commodore-in-Chief, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, later received Commodore William Walworth upon relinquishing his appointment as Head of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary and Captain Robert Dorey upon assuming the appointment. The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award International Foundation, this evening attended the International Golf for Youth Dinner at Windsor Castle. The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Vision 2020: the Right to Sight, and Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this afternoon visited the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital at Kolkata International Airport, West Bengal, India, and was received by the Governor of West Bengal (Mr. M. K. Narayanan). Her Royal Highness, Patron, Vision 2020: the Right to Sight, and Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this evening attended a Reception in support of the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital at the ITC Hotel, Kolkata.

The Duke of York today carried out the following engagements in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Sultan of Yogyakarta called upon His Royal Highness this morning. The Duke of York afterwards opened the new British Embassy in Mega Kuningan. His Royal Highness today attended the Closing Ceremony of the United Kingdom Indonesia Science and Innovation Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel. The Duke of York this afternoon attended a Lunch Meeting at the Intercontinental Hotel to discuss sustainable palm oil. His Royal Highness later called upon the Governor of Jakarta Capital City (Mr. Joko Widodo). The Duke of York this evening attended a Reception for the British Chamber Educational Alumni at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. His Royal Highness subsequently attended a Dinner given by Sinarmas Group at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

Air Marshal Sir David Walker was received by The Queen this afternoon upon relinquishing his appointment as Master of the Household.

The Duke of Gloucester, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, accompanied by The Duchess of Gloucester, this afternoon attended the United Kingdom Awards for Organ Donation at St. James's Palace.

The Princess Royal, Honorary Air Commodore, Royal Air Force Brize Norton, this morning attended 101 Squadron Parade and presented a new Standard, Royal Air Force Brize Norton, Carterton, Oxfordshire.

Pages