President Park’s busy couple of days in London

A quick run-down of President Park’s activities in the UK last week. Itinerary provided by Buckingham Palace. Photos from the Blue House and the KCC.

Tuesday, 5 November, 2013

Morning

  • The President of the Republic of Korea is met privately by The Duke of York on behalf of The Queen. The Duke accompanies Her Excellency to Horse Guards Parade.

Afternoon

  • Ceremonial Welcome on Horse Guards Parade and Inspection of the Guard of Honour
The President inspects the guard of honour in Horseguards Parade with the Duke of Edinburgh (photo: Blue House)
The President inspects the guard of honour in Horseguards Parade with the Duke of Edinburgh (photo: Blue House)
  • State Drive to Buckingham Palace
On the way to the palace (photo: Blue House)
On the way to Buckingham Palace (photo: Blue House)
  • Luncheon
  • Exchange of Gifts and Royal Collection display of items relating to the Republic of Korea

Viewing the royal collection of Korea-related items
Viewing the royal collection of Korea-related items, some of which were given to the Queen during her 1999 state visit to Korea (photo: Blue House)

  • Korean War Memorial Ground-Breaking Ceremony
At the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Korean War memorial, with Prince William (photo: Blue House)
At the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Korean War memorial, with Prince William (photo: Blue House)
  • Visit to Westminster Abbey
The President lays a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Westminster Abbey (photo: Blue House)
The President lays a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Westminster Abbey (photo: Blue House)
  • Visit to the Palace of Westminster
In the Palace of Westminster
In the Palace of Westminster (Photo: Blue House)
  • Call at Buckingham Palace by the Leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Call at Buckingham Palace by the Leader of the Opposition

Evening

  • State Banquet at Buckingham Palace
The photocall before dinner (photo: Blue House)
The photocall before dinner (photo: Blue House)

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Morning

  • Joint Economic and Trade Committee and CEO Forum at Lancaster House

Afternoon

  • Visit to No. 10 Downing Street
In Downing Street
In Downing Street (photo: Blue House)
  • Visit to Imperial College London
  • Private Korean Diaspora Event at Royal Garden Hotel
  • Visit to the 2013 London Korean Film Festival at Cineworld Cinema, Haymarket
President Park pays a visit to the London Korean Film Festival
President Park pays a visit to the London Korean Film Festival (photo: KCCUK)
Signing the guest book in the Guildhall before the banquet
Signing the guest book in the Guildhall before the banquet (photo: Blue House)

Thursday, 7 November 2013

Morning

  • Formal Farewells at Buckingham Palace
Leaving Buckingham Palace (Photo: Blue House)
Leaving Buckingham Palace (Photo: Blue House)

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