Reports

High Commissioner for Singapore

HE Mr T Jasudasen, High Commissioner for Singapore, spoke eloquently at the meeting, describing the two hundred year old relationship between Singapore and the UK which overall had been a happy one. They picked the right language - English - and that was a help.

High Commissioner for Bangladesh

Bangladesh was born as an Independent Country on 16 December 1971 after a nine-month War of Independence starting on 26 March 1971 under the unparallel leadership of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Afterwards under his able and dynamic leadership Bangladesh got a well-crafted National Constitution on 16 December 1972. Westminster style parliamentary system of democracy is one of the main features of Bangladesh Constitution.

Ambassador of Jordan

HE MR MAZEN HOMOUD, AMBASSADOR OF THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN - spoke about the foreign relations of his country and His Majesty the King of Jordan and the Hashemite family. Topics included the country's rich heritage, religion (as the cradle for three religions), history, the geography and lastly the economy.

Ambassador of Nepal

Nepal’s Foreign Policy Dynamics and Her Global Engagements. Talk by Dr. Suresh C. Chalise, Ambassador of Nepal to the UK at Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council on 26th March 2012

Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan

The Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan, HE Mr Fakhraddin Gurbanov addressed the Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council in central London last night.

High Commissioner for Sri Lanka

Dr. Chris Nonis qualified in London, with a First Class Honours BSc from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, having schooled at St Paul’s School, London. He obtained his MBBS from the Royal Free Hospital Medical School, University of London, having spent his electives at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. He carried out his postgraduate training at Royal Brompton, Hammersmith, and Addenbrooke’s, Cambridge . He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Ambassador of Macedonia

In the last 17 years NATO and EU integration have been a major goal for the Republic of Macedonia. Euro-Atlantic integration has become our top foreign policy priority. The Republic of Macedonia applied for membership in the European Union in 2004 and obtained candidate status in December 2005, during the British presidency with the European Union. Since then the country has attained significant results in the implementation of the European reform agenda and is awaiting the initiation of the negotiations with the European Union.

Our Patron, Rt Hon Lord Hurd of Westwell CH CBE

RT HON LORD HURD OF WESTWELL CH CBE delivered a speech to the Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council on the theme “BRITAIN’S PLACE IN THE WORLD” at a Dinner and Book Signing evening in London SW3.

Ambassador of Honduras

Presentation by H.E. Ambassador Ivan Romero-Martinez to
the Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council
Portcullis House, London, 26 September 2011