§ Mr. Andrew F. Bennett
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the discussions which took place during the recent official visit of Princess Ashraf of Iran.
§ Mr. Hattersley
Princess Ashraf visited the United Kingdom from 8th to 12th June as a guest of Her Majesty's Government and had discussions with the Prime Minister, myself and a number of other Ministers, and the Leader of the Opposition. She was also received by Her Majesty the Queen and the Queen Mother, The Princess has an international reputation for her work in a number of fields, including world literacy, social welfare and women's affairs. Our discussions reflected her many interests and the656W friendly relations we enjoy with Iran. The details of our discussions are, of course, confidential.