Foreign Office’s Top Civil Servant in Spectacular Amritsar Blunder

Simon McDonald is the permanent secretary at the Foreign Office. He is its top civil servant. He thinks the Golden Temple in Amritsar is a mosque. Almost unbelievably, this tweet was up for 10 hours before anyone at the FCO thought to correct it. McDonald grovels: “I was wrong: I am sorry”. Foreign Office gaffes don’t come worse than that…

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