His Excellency Mr Syed Ibne Abbas was received in audience by The Queen today and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in London.
Mrs Abbas was also received by Her Majesty.
His Excellency Mr Fernando Lopez-Fabregat was received in audience by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Oriental Republic of Uruguay to the Court of St. James’s.
Mrs Maria Carolina Silveira was also received by Her Majesty.
Sir Simon Fraser (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present.
Rear Admiral Simon Williams was received by The Queen this afternoon upon relinquishing his appointment as Defence Services Secretary when Her Majesty invested him with the Insignia of a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.
Major General Richard Nugee was received by The Queen upon assuming his appointment as Defence Services Secretary.
The Rt Hon David Cameron MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of Her Majesty this evening.
The Duke of Edinburgh this morning received Mr Miles Cowsill, Mr Michael Gallagher and Mr Eric Flounders, who presented His Royal Highness with a copy of The Story of Cunard’s 175 Years.
His Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, The Queen’s Royal Hussars (The Queen’s Own and Royal Irish), received Brigadier Andrew Bellamy upon relinquishing his appointment as Honorary Colonel and Lieutenant General Thomas Beckett upon assuming the appointment.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, Royal Air Force Museum London, received Ms Margaret Appleton upon assuming her appointment as Chief Executive.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Glenn Torpy (Chairman of Trustees) was present.
His Royal Highness received Rear Admiral Simon Williams upon relinquishing his appointment as Defence Services Secretary and Major General Richard Nugee upon assuming the appointment.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Honorary Life Member, the Royal Aero Club of the United Kingdom, this afternoon held a Luncheon at Buckingham Palace for past and present Chairmen.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited the offices of the Evening Standard newspaper, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8.
The Prince of Wales this afternoon attended a Meeting on “Putting Health at the centre of the Climate Change debate” at the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1.
His Royal Highness, President, this evening attended the Business in the Community Leadership Summit at the Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer).
The Prince of Wales later gave a Dinner for the Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia at Clarence House.
The Duchess of Cornwall this morning officially opened the new offices of the children’s newspaper, First News, 58 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, this evening held a Recital for the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain at Clarence House.
The Duke of Cambridge this evening departed from Heathrow Airport, London, for Japan and China.
Sir David Manning and Mr Miguel Head are in attendance.
The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron, National Portrait Gallery, this morning received Mr Sandy Nairne upon relinquishing his appointment as Director.
Prince Henry of Wales today visited the Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s red squirrel conservation projects in the Tyne Valley, Northumberland.
His Royal Highness later visited Avondale House, 50 Raby Way, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear (Mrs Susan Winfield).
The Earl of Wessex this morning visited Titanic Belfast, 1 Olympic Way, Queens Road, Belfast and was received by Sir Nigel Hamilton (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast).
His Royal Highness, Trustee, this afternoon attended The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Bi-Annual Regional Conference at Unit 4, Forestgrove Business Park, Newtownbreda Road, Belfast and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of County Down (Mr David Lindsay).
The Earl of Wessex afterwards reopened Strathearn Grammar School, 188 Belmont Road, Belfast and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast (Mrs Fionnuala Jay-O’Boyle).
His Royal Highness, Royal Colonel, 2nd Battalion The Rifles, this evening attended a Dinner at Thiepval Barracks, Magheralave Road, Lisburn, County Antrim.
The Princess Royal, President, the English-Speaking Union of the Commonwealth, this afternoon presented the English Language Awards at Dartmouth House, 37 Charles Street, London W1, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer).
Her Royal Highness, Patron, Special Forces Club, this evening attended a Dinner to mark the Seventieth Anniversary of the Club and the Seventy Fifth Anniversary of the Special Operations Executive, the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7.
The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, the Peel Institute, this morning received Mr. Michael May upon assuming the appointment as Chairman.
Mr. Andrew Holmes and Mr. Roget Gillett (Trustees) were present.
His Royal Highness, Patron, Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust, this afternoon attended a Luncheon at Savills, 33 Margaret Street, London W1.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent this morning visited Barkantine Nursery, 105a Mellish Street, London E14.
His Royal Highness, Chancellor, University of Surrey, this evening attended the Alf Adams Lecture and Dinner at the British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1.
Thatched House Lodge, Richmond Park
Princess Alexandra, Patron, the Pennington Mellor Munthe Charity Trust, this evening attended a Recital in aid of Hellensmusic at 49 Queen’s Gate Terrace, London SW7.