Great Britain: Court Circular September 30, 2011
Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy, represents HM The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at the Service of Thanksgiving in honor of the The Earl of Harewood held in All Saints Church, Harewood, West Yorkshire. Lord Crathrone represented The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall; Mr. Alastair Watson, the Duke of York; Prince Michael of Kent, The Earl and Countess of Wessex; Hon. Mrs. Louloudis, The Princess Royal was represented; and the Earl of St. Andrews, The Duke and Duchess of Kent. Likewise, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester were present in the event.
The Duke of York today attended engagements in Singapore.
He visited the Nanyang Technological University Main Campus and attended the signing ceremony for the Joint Masters Programme in Project Management between the University of Manchester and Nanyang Technological University. He received a briefing on the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine at Nanyang Technological University and attended a British Chamber of Commerce Luncheon for British entrepreneurs given by the British High Commissioner to the Republic of Singapore at Eden Hall.
In the afternoon, he met former Singapore President Sellapan Ramanathan at the Four Seasons Hotel. Later, he received received by The President of the Republic of Singapore at the Istana and the Emeritus Senior Minister at the Istana. He also met the Group President of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation at Capital Tower.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex, Founders, Wessex Youth Trust, held a Luncheon at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire.