The Queen, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Welsh, today received Lieutenant Colonel Nigel Crewe-Read upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer 3rd Battalion and Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Murphy upon assuming the appointment.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach (Chief of the Defence Staff) was received afterwards by Her Majesty.
The Prince of Wales, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning.
The Prince of Wales this afternoon received Dr Paul Thompson (Rector, Royal College of Art).
His Royal Highness, Patron, afterwards held a Meeting for the Turquoise Mountain Foundation.
The Prince of Wales later held a Meeting to discuss philanthropic finance for humanitarian issues.
His Royal Highness, Founder, In Kind Direct, this evening held a Twentieth Anniversary Dinner at Buckingham Palace.
The Countess of Wessex, Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this morning called upon Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Khalifa (Deputy Emir of the State of Qatar).
Her Royal Highness, Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, afterwards called upon Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani (Prime Minister of the State of Qatar).
The Countess of Wessex later visited Doha English Speaking School, Al Fajr Street, Doha.
Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited Hamad Medical City, Doha.
The Countess of Wessex afterwards visited Sidra Medical and Research Centre, Al Gharrafa Street, Doha.
Her Royal Highness this evening attended the Annual Qatar British Business Awards at W Hotel, West Bay, Doha, and was received by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the State of Qatar (His Excellency Mr Ajay Sharma).
The Princess Royal, Chancellor, University College of Osteopathy, this afternoon attended a Conferment and Award Ceremony at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Milton Court, 1 Milton Street, London EC2.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, this evening attended the Tenth Anniversary London Lecture and Dinner at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21 Albemarle Street, London W1, and was received by Dr Paul Knapman (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust, today attended the Annual Conference at Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre, 2 Lower Castle Street, Bristol.
The Duchess of Gloucester, Chief Patron, Hope for Youth Northern Ireland, this evening attended the Charity Swim between the House of Lords and the House of Commons at Porchester Hall, Queensway, London W2.
Princess Alexandra, Patron, Perennial — Gardeners’ Royal Benevolent Society, this afternoon received Mr Richard Capewell upon relinquishing his appointment as Chief Executive and Mr Peter Newman upon assuming the appointment.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, afterwards received Mr Thomas Wright upon assuming his appointment as Chief Executive.
Mr James Hambro (Chairman) was present.