Friday 25 September 1981
(all times local)
0950 Took off from Heathrow Southside
1900 Landed at Bahrain International Airport.
Met by the Prime Minister [Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa], the Crown Prince and Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain Defence Force
and the British Charge d'Affaires.
Guard of honour.
1925 Drove to Gudaibiya Palace.
1955 Left for Ambassador's Residence
2000 Reception in Embassy garden
2100 Left for Mr. Copson's Residence
2110 Informal working supper
2300 Returned to Gudaibiya Palace