Picardo in London to meet friends

The Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, travelled to London yesterday for a brief visit.
This evening, he will attend a Friends of Gibraltar Silver Anniversary reception, at the Oxford and Cambridge Club. The societyís patron, The Duke of Gloucester, will be present.

During his stay in London, the Chief Minister will hold a meeting with the Swiss Ambassador Mr Anton Thalmann and a lunch with former Governor Sir Francis Richards.

Other meetings are scheduled before his return to the Rock on Thursday.
During the Chief Ministerís absence from Gibraltar, Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Joseph Garcia will act as Chief Minister.