President of the Republic of Korea Visits Britain On State Visit
The President of the Republic of Korea, HE Park Geun-hye, is currently in the UK for a state visit, which started on 5 November and will finish on 7 November.
On 5 November, the President of the Republic of Korea had a private meeting with Prince Andrew, Duke of York, on behalf of the Queen. Prince Andrew also accompanied the President on a Horse Guards Parade. In the afternoon of the 5th, the President arrived at Buckingham Palace where the exchanging of the gifts took place. Then, she visited the Korean War Memorial Ceremony with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and also Westminster Abbey and the Palace of Westminster.
Afterwards, she attended a call at Buckingham Palace by the leader of the Liberal Democrats (a British political party) and another call also at Buckingham Palace by the Leader of the Opposition. In the evening there was a state banquet which also took place at Buckingham Palace.
On 6 November, President Park Geun-hye attended a joint Economic and Trade Committee and CEO Forum at Lancaster House.
In the afternoon of the 7th November, the President visited Number 10 Downing Street, the Imperial College London, the Private Korean Dispora Event (which took place at the Royal Garden Hotel), the 2013 London Korean Film Festival at Cineworld in Haymarket and a reception and banquet at Guidhall. In the evening she participated in a formal farewell at Buckingham Palace.Filed under The United Kingdom
Tagged Audience, Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, President Park of South Korea, South Korea, State Visit, The Duke of Cambridge, The Duke of York.