What will Donald Trump get up to during his UK and Ireland visit?
The US president is on a state visit to the UK and will also visit Ireland.
US President Donald Trump is visiting the UK for three days before an overnight stay in Ireland.
Here is his itinerary:
– Monday June 3
Mr Trump and his wife Melania have arrived in the UK and will travel to Winfield House, the US ambassador’s residence in Regent’s Park, before travelling on Marine One to Buckingham Palace where they will be officially welcomed by the Queen, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall shortly after noon. He will have a private lunch with the Queen at 1.15pm and view a special exhibition of items of historical significance to the United States from the Royal Collection at 2pm.
Later, at around 3.10pm and accompanied by the Duke of York, Mr and Mrs Trump will visit Westminster Abbey for a tour, and the president will lay a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.
Charles and Camilla will host Mr Trump and the First Lady for tea at Clarence House shortly after 4pm, before flying to Buckingham Palace on Marine One to attend a state banquet from around 8.45pm where both the Queen and Mr Trump will make speeches.
– Tuesday June 4
Mr Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May will co-host a business breakfast meeting with senior UK and US business leaders. The event at St James’s Palace will also be attended by the Duke of York.
The US leader will hold talks with Mrs May at 10 Downing Street, after which they will give a press conference.
Mr and Mrs Trump will host a dinner at Winfield House – the official residence of Woody Johnson, the US ambassador to the UK – in Regent’s Park, which will be attended by Charles and Camilla, who will represent the Queen.
– Wednesday June 5
The President of The United States of America, President Donald J. Trump, accompanied by Mrs Melania Trump, has accepted an invitation from Her Majesty The Queen to pay a State Visit to the UK. pic.twitter.com/e3ANW9bUKa— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 23, 2019
Mr and Mrs Trump will join the Queen and Charles at Southsea Common in Portsmouth to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
Later on Wednesday, after the UK state visit has come to an end, Mr and Mrs Trump will travel to the Republic of Ireland to stay overnight at his Doonbeg hotel and golf resort in Co Clare.
During his visit he will hold a bilateral meeting with Irish premier Leo Varadkar at Shannon Airport.