Daily Record: February 8th, 2023


Buckingham Palace

The King and The Queen Consort this morning visited Altab Ali Park, Adler Street, London E1, and were received by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa).

His Majesty, escorted by the Joint Founder of British Bangladeshi Power and Inspiration (Ms Ayesha Qureshi), and Her Majesty, escorted by Mr Abdal Ullah (Joint Founder), viewed the Park and met members of the local community.

The King and The Queen Consort afterwards visited Brick Lane, London E2, and, having been received by Her Excellency the High Commissioner of Bangladesh (Ms Saida Muna Tasneem), walked along Brick Lane meeting representatives of the local community.

Their Majesties subsequently visited Brick Lane Mosque, were received by the Treasurer of Brick Lane Mosque Trust (Mr Hamidur Rahman Choudhury) and met members from faith, business, charity and Covid-19-impacted communities.

The King this afternoon opened a new frontline medical teaching hub at the University of East London, Stratford Campus, Water Lane, London E15, to mark the University’s One Hundred and Twenty Fifth Anniversary, and was received by the Chancellor (Mr Shabir Randeree) and Mr John Garwood (Chairman of the Board of Governors).

His Majesty, escorted by Professor Amanda Broderick (Vice Chancellor and President), toured the Hospital and Primary Care Training Hub, visiting the Baby Development Laboratory, the Intensive Care Ward and the Interdisciplinary Healthcare Ward and meeting students.

The King afterwards viewed an Environmental Sustainability Exhibition in the Great Hall and met students and tutors.

The President of Ukraine later visited His Majesty.

The Queen Consort, Colonel-in-Chief, The Rifles, this afternoon received General Sir Patrick Sanders (Colonel Commandant).

Kensington Palace

The Princess of Wales, Patron, Captain Harpreet Chandi’s Solo Antarctic Expedition, this morning visited Landau Forte College, Fox Street, Derby, and was received by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire (Mrs Elizabeth Fothergill).

St James’s Palace

The Countess of Wessex, Patron, the Scar Free Foundation, this morning visited the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 38-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2, to mark the United Nations International Women and Girls in Science Day, and was received by Ms. Geraldine Norris (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

Her Royal Highness, Patron, Toronto General and Western Hospital, this afternoon held a Meeting.

The Countess of Wessex, Chairman, Women in Business Committee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, later chaired a Meeting at Buckingham Palace.

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal, Patron, Scottish Rugby Union, Royal Patron, Motor Neurone Disease Association, and Royal Patron, MND Scotland, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, today started the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation Charity Cycle Ride at Kingsholm Rugby Ground, Kingsholm Road, Gloucester, and was received by Mr Philip Vickery (Deputy Lieutenant of Gloucestershire).

Kensington Palace

The Duchess of Gloucester, Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Army Dental Corps, today received Colonel Irene Amberton upon relinquishing her appointment as Colonel Commandant and Major General Ewan Carmichael upon assuming the appointment.

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