HRH The Duke of York has honoured a number of pre-existing overseas diary commitments since he announced on
|Date||Country visited||Funded by (1)|
|18-23 September 2011||Saudi Arabia||UKTI|
|26 September—2 October 2011||Singapore||UKTI|
|23-28 October 2011||South China||UKTI|
|30 October—1 November 2011||Malaysia||UKTI|
|20-23 November 2011||Qatar||UKTI|
|24 November 2011||United Arab Emirates||FCO|
|(1) Excludes all air travel.|
FCO and/or UKTI are paying certain expenses, including accommodation and in-country travel costs (but excluding all air travel) for official overseas visits undertaken by HRH The Duke of York. FCO and/or UKTI are also paying associated expenses for his supporting staff.
The total cost to UKTI for these visits will be available on the UKTI website following the publication of UKTI's audited accounts for the year ending March 2012. The cost for the FCO visit is expected to be available when The Duke of York publishes his annual review in the summer.
Air travel to and from countries and in-country is paid for by The Royal Travel Office. Further information can be obtained from the Grant-in-aid for Royal Travel by Air and Rail Annual Report that forms part of the Royal Public Finances annual report. Details can be found on the British Monarchy website: