Buckingham awaits Mamata’s arrival


Kolkata: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee will be the first Indian CM to be get an official reception at Britain’s most coveted address, the Buckingham Palace. The Duke of York, Prince Andrew, the second son and third child of the Queen will host an evening tea and engage in an hour-long one-to-one meeting with Mamata at the house of the monarch of United Kingdom. The reception will take place at 4pm on July 27.  Along with Prince Andrew, the speaker of the House of Lords  known as the Lord Speaker, who chairs daily business in the House of Lords chamber, Baroness D’Souza, an ambassador for the work of the House, will also attend the reception.