Overseas Territories JMC Meetings and dinner at Buckingham Palace

Chief Islander in London Day 2

Report from Tristan Government Representative Chris Carnegy
of events on Tuesday 4th December 2018

Left: Tristan Chief Islander Ian Lavarello
and Chris Carnegy Arrival at Lancaster House

for the start of two days of UK Overseas Territories (OT)
Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) sessions

Ian catches up with Tristan FCO Desk Officer
Mark McGuiness

OT Leaders and their hosts at Lancaster House.
Ian Lavarello is second from the left in the back row.
OT Leaders, representatives and their hosts at Lancaster House.
Ian and Chris can be found in the back row.

On Tuesday evening, Ian was invited to the Queen’s annual Diplomatic Reception. He got the chance to meet Her Majesty, HRH Prince Charles and HRH Prince William. The Chief Islander conveyed to the Queen the loyal greetings of Tristanians.

Photos shows Ian and Chris (who also attended) in a Buckingham Palace courtyard after the event.

Photography was prohibited inside by guests, but we hope to obtain and publish official photographs of the event soon.