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Visit by Princess Alexandra and the Hon. Angus Ogilvy



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PRIME MINISTER

FOR PRESS 14 September, 1978

VISIT BY PRINCESS ALEXANDRA AND THE HON. ANGUS OGILVY

Details of the program for the visit to the Australian Capital Territory next week of Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra and her husband, the Hon. Angus Ogilvy were released today.

Princess Alexandra and Mr. Ogilvy are scheduled to arrive at RAAF Base Fairbairn at 10:35 a.m. on Wednesday 20 September. They will be received by the Governor-General

and Lady Cowen and the Acting Prime Minister and Mrs.Anthony. Her Royal Highness will inspect a Guard of Honour and a twenty-one gun artillery salute will be fired.

During their stay in Canberra Her Royal Highness and her husband will be the house guests of the Governor-General and Lady Cowen at Government House.

On Wednesday evening Princess Alexandra and her husband will meet about seventy young people representative of the Australian Capital Territory at a function arranged by the Prime Minister and Mrs. Fraser at The Lodge.

On Thursday 21 September, Princess Alexandra and Mr. Ogilvy will have lunch at The Lodge as the guests of the Prime Minister and Mrs. Fraser.

Princess Alexandra will lay a wreath on the Commemorative Stone when Her Royal Highness and her husband visit the Australian War Memorial from 3:00 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon.

They will travel via Kings Avenue, Wentworth Avenue and Canberra Avenue to HMAS Harman arriving at 3:30 p.m. They will visit Kent House and afterwards have afternoon tea with WRANS and sailors in the recreation room of Alexandra House which

Her Royal Highness opened on 23 September, 1959.

In the evening Princess Alexandra and the Hon. Angus. Ogilvy will attend a Parliamentary Reception at Parliament House. They will be met by the Prime Minister and M rs. Fraser on arrival at 6:10 p.m. They are expected to leave for Government House at approximately 7:10 p.m.

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Later Her Royal Highness and the Hon. Angus Ogilvy will be the guests of honour at a dinner given by the Governor-General and Lady Cowen at Government House.

On Friday 22 September Princess Alexandra and her husband will have lunch with the Commonwealth High Commissioners and their wives at the Lakeside International Hotel. After lunch Her Royal Highness and the Hon. Angus Ogilvy will travel from the Lakeside International Hotel via

Parkes Way, Morsehead Drive and Pialligo Avenue to RAAF Base Fairbairn where they will be farewelled at 2:45 p.m. by the Governor-General and Lady Cowen and the Prime Minister and Mrs. Fraser.

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