The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by Admiral Sir Jock Slater (formerly Chief of the Naval Staff, First Sea Lord and Principal and Naval Aide-de-Camp to The Queen) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Admiral Sir Desmond Cassidi (formerly Aide-de-Camp to The Queen), which was held at St Bride’s Church, London EC4, this morning.
The Prince of Wales this morning visited the Mosque of Omar, Manger Square, Bethlehem.
His Royal Highness afterwards attended a Church Service to celebrate the role of Christians in the Middle East, at the Church of the Nativity, Manger Square, Bethlehem.
The Prince of Wales subsequently visited the Nativity Grotto and birthplace of Christ in Manger Square.
His Royal Highness today attended a Reception at Casa Nova Pilgrim Guest House, Bethlehem.
The Prince of Wales this afternoon called upon The President of the Palestinian Authority (Mr Mahmoud Abbas) at the Presidential Palace, Bethlehem.
His Royal Highness afterwards visited an olive grove at Al Karmel Convent, Bethlehem.
The Prince of Wales later visited the Church of Mary Magdalene, Mount of Olives, Jerusalem.
His Royal Highness this evening arrived at Royal Air Force Brize Norton from Israel.
Mr Clive Alderton, Mr Scott Furssedonn-Wood and Mr Julian Payne were in attendance.
The Duchess of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this morning held an Early Years Meeting.
St James’s Palace
The Countess of Wessex this morning arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from Sierra Leone.
Mr Alexander Stonor and Mrs Laura King were in attendance.
St James’s Palace
The Princess Royal, Patron, the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, this morning opened Drumfork Community Centre, Churchill Square, Helensburgh, and was received by Mrs Jill Young (Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire).