London, December 2016. The Delegate, Anthony Bailey, from October to December 2016 undertook the following engagements on behalf of the British and Irish Delegation.
6 October 2016 – Attended Day of German Unity reception at German Ambassador’s Residence, 21 Belgrave Square, London SW1.
7 – 9 October 2016 – Visited Tirana, Albania on the occasion of the Royal Wedding of HRH Crown Prince Leka II to Miss Elia Zaharia. During this visit the Delegate attended lunch with President of Republic of Albania, HE Mr Bujar Nishani, held a meeting with Leader of the Opposition, Mr Lulzim Basha, attended reception hosted by the Albanian Royal Family at ABA 21, attended the wedding ceremony, reception and banquet at the Royal Palace and a Farewell Brunch hosted by the Prime Minister of Albania, HE Mr Edi Rama, at the Prime Minister’s Office.
17 October 2016 – Attended Sir Gavyn Arthur’s Memorial Service, at Temple Church, London EC4.
19 October 2016 – Attended Hungarian Embassy Revolution Reception, at Guildhall Gresham Street, London EC2.
20 October 2016 – Meeting with Colombian Ambassador, HE Mr Néstor Osorio Londoño, at the Colombian Embassy, London SW1.
20 October 2016 – Attended Coptic Feast of Nayrouz Vespers Service, at St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey, London SW1, hosted by His Grace Bishop Angaelos General Bishop of The Coptic Orthodox Church Centre.
27 October 2016 – Called on HE Bishop William Shomali, Patriarchal Vicar for Jerusalem and Palestine, at the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Jerusalem.
27 October 2016 – Called on with Deputy Mayor of Bethlehem Municipality, Mr Issam Juha, at the Centre of Cultural Heritage Preservation, Bethlehem.
28 October 2016 – Called on His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of Jerusalem and All Palestine, at the Greek Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Jerusalem.
1 November 2016 – Attended L’Arche charity event at Lambeth Palace, London SE1.
7 November 2016 – Meeting with High Commissioner of Grenada, HE Mr Karl Hood, London W14.
8 November 2016 – Attended Reception hosted by TRH The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester at Buckingham Palace, London SW1, for The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem.
21 November 2016 – Attended Reception on the occasion of the Sultanate of Oman’s National Day, Jumeriah Carlton Tower Hotel, London SW1, hosted by HE The Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman.
24 November 2016 – Attended Consecration of St Thomas Cathedral in London W3 by the Syriac Orthodox Patriarch, His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Karim and in the presence of HRH The Prince of Wales.
28 November 2016 – Attended Memorial Service for Major General Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster, at Chester Cathedral, Chester.
30 November 2016 – Attended Co-operation Ireland dinner at the Dorchester Hotel, London W1.
5 December 2016 – Meeting with HE the High Commissioner of St Vincent and the Grenadines, London W8.
5 December 2016 – Attended St Thomas More Mass and Dinner at St Etheldrera’s Church, London EC1.
13 December 2016 – Attended a Lunch meeting with Chancellor of the US Delegation of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George, Mr Pasquale Menna and Vice-Chancellor Cav Patrick O’Boyle at Le Perigord restaurant, New York.
16 December 2016 – Called on the Prior of the British and Irish Delegation, His Eminence Cormac, Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor, London W4.
21 December 2016 – Called on His Eminence Vincent, Cardinal Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, at Archbishop House, London SW1.