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UK Prince Charles and Camilla to visit UAE in November

Jayakrishnan VU | September 21, 2016 5:27 pm Print
Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will undertake official visits to the UAE, the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the Sultanate of Oman in November 2016
UK Prince Charles Camilla

United Kingdom’s (UK) Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall will visit UAE in November 2016, as part of the royal couples’s tour of the Middle-East said the UK government.

According to government sources, ““the Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will undertake official visits to the UAE, the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the Sultanate of Oman in November 2016”.

Officials added, the three-state tour visit would pave way for UK’s continuing relationship with the Arab states.
The visit will further strengthen UK’s friendship with the UAE, further added officials.

The royal visit will be the eighth official visit undertaken by the British Prince Charles to UAE. Charles first visited UAE in 1989. But this visit marks the royal couples’s second joint visit to UAE.

Charles and Camilla last paid visit to UAE together in last February 2007 for their 10-days tour to five Gulf countries.

The royal visitors visited some of the historical places like historic Bastakiya situated at majestic Dubai Creek wearing traditional Arabic attire then.

They tasted the ethnic Arabic tea in the restored heritage area,after getting down on a helicopter. The visit was conducted under heavy security.

Last year, Prince Charles was welcomed on his royal visit by His Highness General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Shaikh Mohammad emphasized the historic friendship between the UAE and the United Kingdom.

The official WAM news agency stated that Shaikh Mohammad and Prince Charles deliberated on the “outstanding friendship and relations between the UAE and the United Kingdom that are within the framework of their historic ties and strategic interests”.

the meeting was also attended by Mohammad Mubarak Al Mazroui, Undersecretary of the Court of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince; Philip Parham, British Ambassador to the UAE and members of the delegation that accompanied the British Prince.

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