The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this evening gave a Reception at Buckingham Palace in advance of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke of Gloucester and Prince Michael of Kent were present.
The Lord St John of Bletso (Lord in Waiting) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this afternoon upon the Arrival of The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.
The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, this afternoon held a Meeting.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this evening received the Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (His Excellency the Hon Michael Rann).
The Duke of York this afternoon received Mr Osama Al-Ayoub (President and Chief Executive Officer, Kuwait Investment Office).
The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Army Veterinary Corps, this morning opened the new Kennels at the Defence Animal Centre, Asfordby Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Jubilee Woods Project, this afternoon visited The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Wood and planted a commemorative tree in the Paralympic Wood, Normanton le Heath, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire (Jennifer, Lady Gretton).