Prince Charles, wife start Commonwealth tour in Gambia

07 November, 2018, 06:33 | Author: Ann Santiago
  • Britain's Prince Charles Prince of Wales receives gifts during a welcome ceremony at the airport in Banjul Gambia,upon his arrival for an official visit

It is going to highlight the significant ties between the people of the United Kingdom and Ghana, alongside Ghanaians and members of the Diaspora, on both sides - who embody this contemporary, dynamic partnership.

Prince Charles and Camilla were again welcomed by the President of The Gambia and his wife, Mrs Bah-Barrow, and met with the General Manager of the Coco Ocean Hotel and the Director General of the National Centre of Arts and Culture.

The Royals are now at the Jubilee House for a brief ceremony with President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

Britain's Prince Charles is applauding Gambians for overturning two decades of autocratic rule during his first stop on a West African tour.

He said Ghana was influenced by British values and institutional arrangements and that a large number of Ghanaians had been living in the UK.

They would be touring several parts of Accra and Kumasi over the weekend into Monday before heading back to their home country on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

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They will also make a trip to the Christianborg Castle which was previously owned by the British.

It seems like Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla Parker-Bowles, have taken a page out of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's book when it comes to royal PDA. The Prince will also meet with Ghanaian and worldwide business leaders to discuss sustainable practice in Ghana's cocoa industry.

He will also meet with key players in Ghana's cocoa industry where he will discuss innovative ways to sustain one of the country's most profitable resources.

Meanwhile, the Duchess, who is President of the Women of the World Festival, would attend an event featuring Ghana's top female leaders.

Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (R) is welcomed by Gambia's President Adama Barrow (L), upon his arrival at the airport in Banjul, for an official visit.

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