Queen Elizabeth II received global business leaders, technology entrepreneurs, and presidential emissaries to an extravagant reception held at Windsor Castle on Tuesday evening to highlight the completion of the United Kingdom’s Global Investment Summit (GIS).
Queen Elizabeth II invites leaders to Berkshire
The UAE’s Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed, MD of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, was one among the esteemed and elite guest list invited to meet Queen Elizabeth II at her Berkshire residence. The reception was also graced by the Saudi Aramco Chairman, Yasir Al Rumayyan, who is also the governor of the PIF (public investment fund). The PIF recently held a GBP 300 million takeover of the Newcastle United football club.
The reception witnessed full attendance with the likes of Bill Gates – the co-founder of Microsoft, John Kerry – the US climate representative, Poppy Gustafsson – Chief Executive of Darktrace, and Natarajan Chandrasekaran – Chairman of Tata.
The event succeeded the GIS at London’s Science Museum, which targeted to boost billions of pounds of international finances by showcasing the best British discoveries and innovations.
UK has accumulated GBP 10 billion in foreign liquidity for the British green economy via 18 new-fangled investment and trade deals.
The funding will be utilized to aid green growth and birth 18,000 jobs as Britain expands its green goals before hosting the COP26 summit in Glasgow from Oct 31, 2021.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson graced the function held in Windsor Castle’s green living room, with International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, and the members of the royal family.