Daily Record: March 22nd, 2023


Buckingham Palace*

President Hamid Karzai (former President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan) visited The King this morning.

The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The King this afternoon.

The Queen Consort, Colonel-in-Chief, The Rifles, this afternoon received General Sir Patrick Sanders upon relinquishing his appointment as Colonel Commandant and Lieutenant General Tom Copinger-Symes upon assuming the appointment.

By command of The King, Mr Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon Her Excellency Mrs Vanessa Eugenia Interiano Elfarnawany at 8 Dorset Square, London NW1, this morning in order to bid farewell to Her Excellency upon relinquishing her appointment as Ambassador from the Republic of El Salvador to the Court of St. James’s.

Kensington Palace*

The Prince of Wales this morning departed from Royal Air Force Northolt for Poland and was received this afternoon upon arrival at Rzeszow-Jasionka International Airport by His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Poland (Her Excellency Ms Anna Clunes).

His Royal Highness then met British troops at the Airport.

The Prince of Wales later visited a Polish Military Base in Rzeszow.

His Royal Highness afterwards visited British troops providing support to Poland and Ukraine.

The Prince of Wales this evening met Ukrainian refugees living in temporary accommodation in Warsaw.

Mr Jean-Christophe Gray, Mr Lee Thompson and Commander Robert Dixon RN are in attendance.

St James’s Palace

The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, this morning held a Meeting via video link with Israeli National Award Operators in Israel.

Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Princess Royal, Patron, UK Harbour Masters Association, this afternoon attended the Thirtieth Anniversary Spring Conference at the John McIntyre Conference Centre, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, and was received by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh (Councillor Robert Aldridge, the Rt Hon the Lord Provost).

Her Royal Highness, Honorary Patron, the Scotland Malawi Partnership, later attended a Youth and Schools Festival at Edinburgh City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh.

The Princess Royal, Patron, Scotland’s Churches Trust, afterwards received Colonel James Erskine at the Palace of Holyroodhouse upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman and Professor Adam Cumming upon assuming the appointment.

Her Royal Highness, Past Master, the Royal Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh, this evening launched the Community Grants Scheme at the Merchants’ Hall, 22 Hanover Street, and was received by Mr Peter Hillier (Deputy Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh).

The Princess Royal, Chancellor, the University of Edinburgh, subsequently held a Student Enterprise Dinner at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester, Vice Patron, National Churches Trust, this morning received Sir Philip Rutnam (Chairman) and Mrs Claire Walker (Chief Executive).

The Duke of Gloucester and The Duchess of Gloucester, President, this evening attended a performance by the Royal Academy Opera of “Le Nozze Di Figaro” at the Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1.


The King’s meeting with President Karzai and all of The Prince of Wales’s engagements were added to the Court Circular on March 24th.

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