The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by Sir David Wright (formerly Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Japan) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Sir Hugh Cortazzi (formerly Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Japan) which was held in the Order of the British Empire Chapel, St Paul’s Cathedral, London EC4, this morning.
The Duke of Gloucester was represented by Sir David Warren.
The Duke and Duchess of Kent were represented by Mr Nicolas Adamson.
Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy was represented by Major Charles Macfarlane.
The Prince of Wales this morning received the Hon Victoria O’Halloran (Administrator of the Northern Territory of the Commonwealth of Australia).
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent, Royal Patron, the Dresden Trust, this afternoon visited the Grünes Gewandhaus, Dresden, and was received by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany (His Excellency Sir Sebastian Wood).
His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Dresden University of Technology.
The Duke of Kent this evening attended a Ceremony at Semper Opera, Dresden, for the Tenth Anniversary of the Dresden International Peace Prize.
His Royal Highness later attended a Dinner at Dresden Castle to celebrate the Tenth Anniversary of the Dresden International Peace Prize.