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September 2013

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.

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this morning attended a Trustees' Meeting at Gulliver House, Madeira Walk, Windsor, Berkshire. The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Vision 2020: the Right to Sight, and Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this morning arrived at Kolkata International Airport, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Her Royal Highness, Patron, Vision 2020: the Right to Sight, and Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this afternoon attended a Meeting with Orbis at ITC Hotel, Kolkata. The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Vision 2020: the Right to Sight, and Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this evening attended a Dinner at Oh Calcutta Restaurant, Bhawanipur, Kolkata.

The Duke of York today carried out the following engagements in Jakarta, Indonesia. His Royal Highness this morning called upon Professor Dr. Boediono (Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia). The Duke of York afterwards called upon Mr. Hatta Rajasa (Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy of the Republic of Indonesia). His Royal Highness subsequently called upon Mr. Gita Irawan Wirjawan (Minister of Trade for the Republic of Indonesia). The Duke of York this afternoon attended a Luncheon for Indonesian and British Chief Executive Officers at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. His Royal Highness later attended the launch of the GREAT Campaign in Indonesia at the Senayan City Mall. The Duke of York, Patron, University of Huddersfield, this evening attended a Reception for Alumni at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

The Princess Royal, Patron, RYA Sailability, this morning visited Castle Semple Centre, Lochlip Road, Lochwinnoch, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Renfrewshire (Mr. Guy Clark). Her Royal Highness this afternoon opened a factory extension at Peak Scientific Instruments Limited, Fountain Crescent, Inchinnan Business Park, Inchinnan, Renfrewshire. The Princess Royal later opened the Prestige Bottling Hall, Chivas Brothers Limited, 111-113 Renfrew Road, Paisley, Renfrewshire.

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