Sir Michael Oswald was received by The Queen this evening when Her Majesty invested him with the Insignia of a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order.
The Prince of Wales this afternoon held a Curlew and Other Priority Species Recovery Summit.
St James’s Palace
The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, this morning visited Mairie de Port-Bouët, Avenue de la Baltique, Centre Pilote, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
His Royal Highness later called upon Mr Daniel Kablan Duncan (Vice President of the Republic of Côte D’Ivoire) at the President’s offices, Place de la République, Abidjan.
The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, afterwards attended a Reception for Young People who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Award, at Ministère des Affaires Etrangères, Boulevard Angoulvant, Plateau, Abidjan.
His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Luncheon for Chevening Scholars at the Residence of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Côte D’Ivoire.
The Earl of Wessex afterwards visited Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Abidjan.
His Royal Highness this evening departed from Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport, Abidjan, for the United Kingdom.
The Duchess of Gloucester this morning departed from Heathrow Airport, London, for Slovakia.
Her Royal Highness, Honorary President, the Lawn Tennis Association, this afternoon attended the Fed Cup Matches between Slovakia and Great Britain at the National Tennis Centre, Prikopova 6, Bratislava.