The Diplomatic Reception is the main diplomatic social event of the year for Buckingham Palace in London and reflects The Queen’s importance in the country’s diplomatic relations. It is the largest reception held at Buckingham Palace and takes place annually in early December. Over 1,500 people are invited from around 130 countries, including members of the British government, past Prime Ministers, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York and other public figures
Mr Eric Bush attended the white tie event with Mrs Bush, Representing the Cayman Islands. Mr Bush is pleased to have met the Prince of Wales at the event. Taking the opportunity to introduce himself Mr Bush invited His Royal Highness to the Cayman Islands, who promptly responded that he would love to return. Mr Bush followed up with a formal letter of invitation to the Royal Household and received a positive response from Principle Secretary to TRH the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.
Mr Bush also attended the Foreign Secretary’s Diplomatic Reception at which he met dignitaries and heard the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speak to his guests.