17 April 2018

Audience at Windsor Castle

The Queen received the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, for an audience at Windsor Castle.
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There are so many heads of state in town for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting this week that The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry all had to pitch in to cover the welcome duties. The Queen met with the President of South Africa and presented him with an interesting gift: letters exchanged between herself and Nelson Mandela marking South Africa's re-entry into the Commonwealth in 1994. You can see the usual gifts of framed photographs are off to the side. The brooch, alas, is much harder to see.

Unidentified Brooch