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Colombia connection: The UK’s discreet role | BBC News

Colombia connection: The UK’s discreet role | BBC News

uesday sees the first ever state visit by a Colombian president to the UK. Nobel Peace Prize laureate, President Juan Manuel Santos is visiting for three days as an official guest of Her Majesty The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.

He will have a working lunch with Prime Minister Theresa May, visit Belfast and attend events at Mansion House, the Natural History Museum and his old university, the LSE. For two nights running, the London Eye will be lit up in Colombia’s national colours: red, yellow and blue, a gesture to the 200-year-old friendship between the two countries.

Source: Colombia connection: The UK’s discreet role – BBC News