Daily Record: May 25th, 2016

COURT CIRCULAR

Buckingham Palace

His Excellency Mr. Borislav Banovic was received in audience by The Queen today and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from Montenegro to the Court of St. James’s.

Mrs. Banovic was also received by Her Majesty.

His Excellency Dr. Rizal Sukma 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 Republic of Indonesia to the Court of St. James’s.

Mrs. Hana Afija Satrijo was also received by Her Majesty.

Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present.

The Governor-General of New Zealand and Lady Mateparae were invited to Luncheon with The Queen.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Colonel-in-Chief, Intelligence Corps, this morning visited the Joint Forces Intelligence Group at Royal Air Force Wyton, Huntington, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire (Sir Hugh Duberly).

His Royal Highness later opened Diddington Reservoir Resilience Scheme and launched Grafham Water’s Fiftieth Anniversary Celebrations at Grafham Water, Huntingdon.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, College of Teachers, later attended an awards ceremony and presented a Royal Charter to mark the College’s transition to the College of Teaching, Middlesex University’s Hendon Campus, the Burroughs, London, NW4.

Clarence House

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall today visited County Donegal and were received by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Ireland (His Excellency Mr. Dominick Chilcott) and Mr. Gerald Angley (Director of British-Irish Relations, Department of Foreign Affairs, Government of Ireland).

Their Royal Highnesses first visited Donegal Castle.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall afterwards walked through Donegal town before visiting Michael McGettigan and Sons, Craft Butchers in Main Street.

Their Royal Highnesses subsequently visited Magee Tweed Factory in Donegal town.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon attended a Civic Reception at Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Port Road, Letterkenny, and were received by Mr. Charles Flanagan (Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade).

His Royal Highness afterwards rededicated the Derek Hill Building and viewed exhibitions from the CoLab Incubation Centre at Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall later visited Glebe House and Gallery, Tully More, Churchill.

Their Royal Highnesses subsequently visited Glenveagh National Park, Churchill.

The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon visited Ballyraine National School, Ballyraine Road, Letterkenny, and met those involved in the School’s Pushkin Trust activities.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this evening arrived at Royal Air Force Brize Norton.

Mr. James Bowden and Mrs. Sophie Densham were in attendance.

Kensington Palace

Prince Henry of Wales, Patron, Sentebale, this morning participated in the Oil Aid Football Tournament at Chelsea Football Club, Stamford Bridge, London SW6.

Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York, Patron, this morning visited Royal Ascot Golf Club and was received by Mr. James Puxley (Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant for the Royal County of Berkshire).

His Royal Highness this afternoon received Professor Sir David Greenaway (Vice Chancellor, the University of Nottingham) at Buckingham Palace.

The Duke of York, Patron, Jubilee Sailing Trust, later attended a Reception at HMS PRESIDENT, 72 St Katharine’s Way, London E1, to mark the Thirtieth Anniversary of the tall ship Lord Nelson.

His Royal Highness, Patron, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, and Patron, Royal Free Charity, this evening held a Dinner at Buckingham Palace.

Buckingham Palace

The Earl of Wessex today undertook engagements in Ghana.

His Royal Highness this morning attended a Round Table Discussion at State House, Accra, and was received by Her Majesty’s British High Commissioner to the Republic of Ghana (Mr. Jonathan Benjamin).

The Earl of Wessex, Chairman, the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, later attended a mini Durbar at Manhyia Palace, Kumasi.

His Royal Highness, Chairman, the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, this afternoon called upon Otumfuor Osei Tutu II the King Ashanti at Manhyia Palace.

The Earl of Wessex, Chairman, The Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, afterwards visited Rattray Park, Kumasi.

His Royal Highness, Chairman, the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, this evening attended an Akwaaba Gala Reception at Labadi Beach Hotel, Kpeshie, Accra.

The Countess of Wessex this afternoon visited the Headquarters of St. John and Red Cross Defence Medical Welfare Service, the Old Stables, Redenham Park, Andover, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire (Mr. Nigel Atkinson).

Buckingham Palace

The Princess Royal, Chancellor, University of London, this afternoon opened the National Amyloidosis Centre Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Unit at University College London Division of Medicine, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, Voluntary Service Overseas, later attended a Shakespeare Lives Reception at Lancaster House, London SW1.

The Princess Royal, Grand Master, the Royal Victorian Order, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this evening attended Evensong in The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy, Savoy Hill, London WC2, followed by a Reception.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester this evening departed from Heathrow Airport, London, for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

Lieutenant Colonel Alastair Todd is in attendance.

Buckingham Palace

Princess Alexandra, President, Royal Humane Society, today attended the Annual General Court at Haberdashers’ Hall, 18 West Smithfield, London EC1.

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