With over 800 guests the British Embassy in Buenos Aires celebrated on Thursday both the birthday, and Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth. The celebration took place at the official residence of Ambassador Kirsty Hayes, who hosted members of the Argentine federal and provincial governments, lawmakers from all parties, business people, diplomats, academics, artists, journalists and other representatives from the community.
Kirsty Hayes, current British ambassador in Argentina wrote a column, published in Buenos Aires main daily, La Nacion pointing out that April 2nd was the beginning of the saddest page of the wide history of relations between Argentines and British. A painful date that brings sad memories to many families and sensitizes us all who some way or another work to build bridges between our nations, Ambassador Hayes begins her column.
The new British Ambassador to Argentina, Kirsty Hayes presented the copies of her credentials to Secretary of Foreign Affairs Pablo Tettamanti, during a meeting held on Thursday 24 September at the Palacio San Martín.
The United Kingdom has appointed on Friday Mrs Kirsty Isobel Hayes as the future Ambassador to Argentina in succession to Mr Mark Kent. The British embassy in Buenos Aires will welcome Hayes in September 2021.