The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP had an audience of The King this morning and tendered her resignation as Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury which His Majesty was graciously pleased to accept.
Mr Hugh O’Leary was also received by The King.
His Majesty received in audience the Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP and requested him to form a new Administration. The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP accepted The King’s offer and kissed hands upon his appointment as Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury.
His All Holiness Bartholomew I, the Ecumenical Patriarch was received by His Majesty this afternoon.
The King of Morocco spoke to The King via telephone this evening.
The President of the Republic of Turkey spoke to His Majesty via telephone.
The Princess of Wales this afternoon held a Meeting via telephone with Captain Harpreet Chandi in advance of her solo expedition across Antarctica.
St James’s Palace
The Princess Royal, accompanied by Vice-Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this afternoon arrived at Entebbe International Airport and was received by the British High Commissioner to the Republic of Uganda (Her Excellency Ms Kate Airey).
Her Royal Highness, Chancellor, University of London, and Patron, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, accompanied by Admiral Laurence, visited Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Uganda Research Unit, Plot 51-59 Nakiwogo Road, Entebbe.
The Princess Royal, Patron, Opportunity International UK, and Patron, Save the Children UK, accompanied by Vice-Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, later attended a Reception at the Residence of the British High Commissioner in Kampala.
The President of the Republic of Uganda, accompanied by Mrs Natasha Karugire Museveni (daughter), called upon Her Royal Highness and Admiral Laurence at the Residence this evening and remained to Dinner.
The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, St George’s Society of New York, today visited Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, the Bronx, New York, United States of America.
His Royal Highness, Patron, St George’s Society of New York, this afternoon visited the National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park Square, New York.
The Duke of Gloucester this evening attended a Reception to celebrate Architecture, Design and Culture, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 East 91st Street, New York.
His Royal Highness later departed from John F Kennedy International Airport, New York, for the United Kingdom.
St James’s Palace
Princess Alexandra, Royal Colonel, Third Battalion The Rifles, this afternoon received Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Boardman upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer and Lieutenant Colonel John Barry upon assuming the appointment.
Her Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, Canadian Scottish Regiment, received Brigadier Dwayne Parsons (Commander and Defence Advisor to the United Kingdom in London).