Prince Charles will visit Jordan and Egypt next month

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The Swissinfo reported according to Reuters, British heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles office said on Monday that the Prince will visit Jordan and Egypt next month in the first overseas tour by a senior member of the royal family since the COVID-19 pandemic started.

Charles, 72, will be accompanied by his wife Camilla for the four-day trip which is due to begin on Nov. 16.

His office, Clarence House, said the visit to Jordan, which will include a welcome from Jordanian King Abdullah and Queen Rania, was to mark Jordan’s centenary and the importance the British government placed on its relationship with the Middle Eastern nation.

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Clarence House said: “The prince will focus on environmental issues, inter-faith dialogue, heritage preservation and the creation of jobs and opportunities for young people.”

“The duchess will continue her commitment to supporting women, as well as girls’ education.”

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Charles’s office said, the tour will conclude with a visit to Egypt which coincides with the end of Britain’s hosting of the United Nations climate change summit COP26 and Egypt’s nomination to assume the COP27 presidency.

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During the trip, the royals will meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the Grand Imam of Egypt’s al-Azhar.

Source: swissinfo