Ghana : prince Charles arrives today

prince Charles and Camilla, the duchess of Cornwall, in this month’s African tour. Photo: RR

NEWSROOM (ADV) – The heir apparent of the British monarchy, Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, will arrive in Ghana today on an official 4-day visit.

The visit which is aimed at strengthening ties between Ghana and the United Kingdom will see the Prince holding discussions with high level government officials.

Prince Charles and his wife will be welcomed at the Jubilee House by President Akufo-Addo and the first lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo.

The Presidency will hold a State Banquet in honour of the royal family. The State Banquet will be attended by senior dignitaries, a number of British Ghanaians, as well as prominent figures from business, arts, culture, and media.

The celebration will also be used to mark Prince Charles’ 70th Birthday, ahead of the official celebrations in the UK on November 14.

Their Royal Highnesses will visit Kumasi to meet His Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene at the Manhyia Palace.

“The visit will celebrate our shared values and culture, and highlight the significant ties between the people of the UK and Ghana, alongside Ghanaians and members of the Diaspora – on both sides – who embody this contemporary, dynamic partnership.”

© Bur-csa – A.H / Oumaima Mourtada – African Daily Voice (ADV)