His Excellency Mr Said Rustamov 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 the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Court of St James’s.
Mrs Rustamova was also received by Her Majesty.
His Excellency Dr Morie Komba Manyeh was received in audience by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of Sierra Leone in London.
Mrs Manyeh was also received by Her Majesty.
Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present.
The Queen, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Welsh, this afternoon received Lieutenant-Colonel Owain Luke upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer 1st Battalion and Lieutenant-Colonel Rupert Feildhouse upon assuming the appointment.
The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall this morning chaired a Meeting of The Prince’s Council at 10 Buckingham Gate, London SW1.
His Royal Highness this afternoon received Admiral Anthony Radakin (First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff).
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall received Captain Darren Houston (Commanding Officer HMS Prince of Wales).
The Prince of Wales received the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle (Dean of Westminster).
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this evening attended the Royal Film Performance of 1917 in aid of the Film and Television Charity at the Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square, London WC2, and were received by Colonel Jane Davis (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London).
The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron, Emmaus UK, this morning visited Emmaus Greenwich, Earl Rise, London SE18, and was received by Dr Pieter van de Merwe (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Fan Museum, and President, the Royal Voluntary Service, afterwards attended a fan-making class at the Fan Museum, Crooms Hill, London SE10.
The Duke of Cambridge today undertook engagements in Oman.
His Royal Highness this morning visited the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Marine Science Centre.
The Duke of Cambridge, on behalf of The Queen, subsequently held an Investiture at the Residence in Muscat.
His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Suwaih village.
The Duke of Cambridge afterwards visited Outward Bound Oman at Wadi al Arba’een.
His Royal Highness was received by The Sultan of Oman this evening and remained to Dinner at Bait Al Barakah Palace.
The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron, Family Action, today visited Peterley Manor Farm, Peterley Lane, Prestwood, Great Missenden, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire (Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, Bt).
St James’s Palace
The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Rochester Cathedral Trust, this afternoon attended a Lunch at Mansion House, Walbrook, London EC4.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, later held an Afternoon Tea at Buckingham Palace to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Scar Free Foundation.
The Countess of Wessex, Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, afterwards held a Meeting.
Her Royal Highness, Chairman, Women in Business Committee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, this evening held a Christmas Reception in The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace.
St James’s Palace
The Princess Royal this morning presented the Fortieth National Railway Heritage Awards at Merchant Taylors’ Hall, 30 Threadneedle Street, London EC2.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Cranfield Trust, this afternoon attended a 30th Anniversary Seminar and Reception at Barber-Surgeons’ Hall, Monkwell Square, Wood Street, Barbican, London EC2.
The Princess Royal this evening attended the 20th Anniversary Service of Remembrance at the Albin Memorial Garden, Culling Road, London SE16, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa).
The Duchess of Gloucester, Protector of the Anglo-Danish Society’s Scholarship Programme, this evening attended a Dinner, in the presence of The Queen of Denmark, to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Society’s Scholarship Programme at Drapers’ Hall, Throgmorton Avenue, London EC2.