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October 2014

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited the Peace and Reconciliation Centre, Bogota, and were received by The President of the Republic of Colombia and Mrs. María Clemencia Rodríguez de Santos. The Prince of Wales, accompanied by The President of the Republic of Colombia, this afternoon viewed Chiribiquete National Park from the air. His Royal Highness, accompanied by His Excellency, later visited Caño Cristales. The Prince of Wales, accompanied by The President of the Republic of Colombia, afterwards visited la Macarena Military Base. His Royal Highness, accompanied by His Excellency, subsequently attended an informal discussion on the Peace and the reconciliation process with civil society representatives at la Macarena Church. The Duchess of Cornwall, accompanied by Mrs. María Clemencia Rodríguez de Santos, this morning attended a Round Table Discussion on the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative at the Peace and Reconciliation Centre.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this morning arrived at Wolverhampton Railway Station and were received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire (Mr. Ian Dudson). Her Majesty and His Royal Highness drove to International Security Printers Limited, Unit G3, Valiant Way, Wolverhampton, and were received by the Managing Directors (Mr. Paul White and Mr. Ian Brigham). The Queen, escorted by Mr. White, and The Duke of Edinburgh, escorted by Mr. Brigham, toured the factory floor, viewing the stamp-making process and meeting members of staff, and Her Majesty opened the factory. The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, afterwards opened Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre, Innovation Drive, Wolverhampton, and was received by Dr. Ralf Speth (Chief Executive Officer) and Ms. Lorraine Rogers (Director, Royal and Diplomatic Affairs). Her Majesty, escorted by Chief Executive Officer, and His Royal Highness, escorted by the Director, toured the Centre, viewing the manufacturing process in the Machine and Assembly Halls and meeting members of staff and apprentices. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were entertained to Luncheon by the Chief Executive Officer.

The Duke of Kent, Colonel, this morning visited 1st Battalion Scots Guards at Otterburn Camp, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear. His Royal Highness, Royal Patron, the Dresden Trust, this evening attended a Concert at the German Embassy, 23 Belgrave Square, London SW1.

The Duke of Gloucester this morning visited Leiston Film Theatre to mark its Centenary, 74 High Street, Leiston, and was received by Mr. John Kerr (Vice Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk). His Royal Highness, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, afterwards visited the St. John Ambulance Training Centre, Oxford Road, Lowestoft, to mark its Centenary and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Suffolk (the Lord Tollemache). The Duke of Gloucester this afternoon visited Lowestoft Maritime Museum, Sparrows Nest Gardens, Whapload Road, Lowestoft. His Royal Highness, Patron, Leicester Cathedral's King Richard III Appeal, this evening attended a Dinner at St. John's Gate, St. John's Lane, London EC1.

The Princess Royal, President, Emerging Pacific Leaders' Dialogue, part of The Duke of Edinburgh's Commonwealth Study Conferences, this morning attended an Association of Emerging Leaders' Dialogue Meeting, le Lagon Resort and Spa, Elluk Road, Erakor Lagoon, Port Vila, Vanuatu. Her Royal Highness, President, Save the Children UK, later visited the Save the Children Vanuatu Office, Titanium Plaza, Tassiriki. The Princess Royal, Save the Children UK, afterwards visited the Save the Children Vanuatu Village Health Worker Project, Siviri Aid Post, Siviri. Her Royal Highness this afternoon departed from Bauerfield International Airport for the United Kingdom.

The Earl of Wessex this morning arrived at Incheon International Airport, Seoul, and was received by Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Korea (His Excellency Mr. Scott Wightman). His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Seoul. The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation, and Chairman, the International Council, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Association, this evening attended a Reception given by Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Korea at the Residence in Seoul.

Prince Henry of Wales this afternoon attended a Victoria Cross and George Cross Association Service of Remembrance and Re-Dedication in St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London SW1, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer), followed by a Tea Party.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning attended an award ceremony at the Palacio de Nariño, Bogota, Colombia. His Royal Highness afterwards attended a Bilateral Meeting with The President of the Republic of Colombia. The Prince of Wales later visited Escuela Taller de Bogota. The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon visited an Organic and Urban Sustainability Fair at the Residence in Bogota. His Royal Highness later attended at a Celebration to mark the Seventy Fifth Anniversary of the British Council in Colombia at the Gimnasio Moderno, Bogota. The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this evening attended a Dinner given by The President of the Republic of Colombia and Mrs. María Clemencia Rodríguez de Santos at the Nariño, Bogota. The Duchess of Cornwall this morning attended a Bilateral Meeting with Mrs. María Clemencia Rodríguez de Santos. Her Royal Highness, accompanied byMrs. María Clemencia Rodríguez de Santos, this afternoon visited Escuela de Artes Y Oficios Santo Domingo, Bogota.

The Emir of the State of Qatar, accompanied by His Excellency Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani, visited The Queen today. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Baird (parents of the late Corporal Cameron Baird VC) were received by Her Majesty. Mrs. Michael Gordon Lennox was received by The Queen when Her Majesty invested her with the Insignia of a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order. The Duke of Edinburgh, Honorary Life Member, Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers, this morning presented The Prince Philip Award at Buckingham Palace. His Royal Highness, Patron, this evening presented the British Trust for Ornithology Annual Awards at the Mall Galleries, London SW1.

The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Canine Partners for Independence, and The Duchess of Gloucester this afternoon attended a Demonstration of Assistance Dogs at Drapers' Hall, Throgmorton Avenue, London EC2. His Royal Highness, Vice President, this evening attended a Dinner to commemorate the Ninetieth Anniversary of Lepra at Kensington Palace.

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