The Prince of Wales will visit Kuwait and Qatar on 31st October and 1st November; afterwards Camilla and he will tour South Africa and Tanzania from 2nd November to 9th November 2011.

The Commonwealth Tour according to the official press release will be about “on trade and investment promotion to support Britain’s economic recovery and strengthen the economies of our partners; employment opportunities and development issues; education and practical support for disadvantaged young people; sustainability issues in the run-up to the Durban Climate Summit later in November; and shared heritage and conservation of traditional livelihoods and wildlife.”

They will also visit the Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg but Mr. Mandela doesn’t receive official visits anymore so the royal couple will not meet him.

The rest of the programme of this visit can be read here.

It’s the first time Camilla visits Tanzania or South Africa in an official capacity.

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.


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Posted by Alexandrine
Dated: 20th October 2011
Filled Under: Royal Visits, Royalty