Thursday, 15 November, 2018

Prince Charles praises Gambians for regime change

Prince Charles Charles and Camilla receive official welcome as their West African tour begins
Michele Schwartz | 07 November, 2018, 06:33

No sooner had Mr Walker left Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall than the couple appeared with the Prince of Wales in front.

He expressed the confidence that the visit of the Prince was a great indication of how the United Kingdom wanted to scale up its trade relations with Ghana.

Speaker of Parliament Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye on Friday welcomed the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, at the Kotoka International Airport for a four-day Royal visit to strengthen ties with Ghana. Mike Ocquaye and other top Ghanaian government officials.

British royals arrive in Ghana.

The two nations have a long standing history dating as far back as pre-independence.

According to JoyNews reports, the couple were at the Jubilee House for a brief ceremony with President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

The Prince and Duchess will tour the city throughout the weekend and depart Tuesday, November 6.

Prince Charles and Camilla then travelled to the Coco Ocean Hotel for a performance by a Kora ensemble, a West African 21-string lute-bridge-harp, and a "cultural dance and acrobatic display in the tradition of the Kayorn Kalorn, Banjul, Kabakel and Fula Juboo tribes".

The British Royals would on Saturday visit the Asantehene Otumfour Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia palace and subsequently visit the Christianborg Castle which was once owned by the British.

Prince Charles and his wife visited a medical research facility run by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and an armed forces training center, where Gambian troops are preparing for a peacekeeping mission in Sudan.

Meanwhile, the Duchess, who is President of the Women of the World Festival, would attend an event featuring Ghana's top female leaders. Get interactive via our Facebook page.

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