United Arab Emirates State Visit Programme
Published April 2013
The President of the United Arab Emirates will pay a State Visit to the United Kingdom from 30 April to 1 May 2013.
Tuesday, 30 April 2013
The President of the United Arab Emirates is met privately by The Duke of York on behalf of The Queen
Ceremonial Welcome attended by The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh at Datchet Road, Windsor, followed by Carriage Procession to Windsor Castle
Arrival at Windsor Castle and Inspection of the Guard of Honour in the quadrangle
Exchange of Presents
Formal Farewells at Windsor Castle
Wednesday, 1 May 2013
Visit to No. 10 Downing Street by The President for talks with the Prime Minister
Visit to Westminster Abbey with The Duke of York to lay a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior
Visit to Clarence House to meet with The Prince of Wales.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh paid a State Visit to United Arab Emirates at the invitation of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan in 2010.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh paid a State Visit to the United Arab Emirates visiting The Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in 1979.
The Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan paid a State Visit to the United Kingdom in 1989.
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