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The Prince of Wales Pays Royal Visit to Ghana

The Prince of Wales, His Royal Highness Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, Her Royal Highness Camilla have paid a five- day Royal visit to Ghana from Friday, 2 November to Tuesday 6 November, 2018.

The purpose of their visit was to strengthen the friendship and co-operation ties between Ghana and the United Kingdom and highlight key themes on sustainable development in holding bilateral talks with the President of the Republic.

As part of their visit, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Earl of Wessex,  Prince Edward and the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo laid wreaths at the Christiansborg War Cemetery in commemoration of the soldiers who lost their lives during the world wars.

The group toured the gardens in the company of the first lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the Minister for Defence Hon Dominic Nitiwul, the Chief of the Defence Staff, Lt Gen OB Akwa and the British High Commissioner, Iain Walker while the Duchess of Cornwall laid flowers on some graves as part of the occasion.

They also commended the veterans for their sacrifices made during the world wars.

The Royals also visited Ghana’s second biggest city, Kumasi, where they met with the King of Ashanti, His Royal Highness, Otumfuo Osei-Tutu II to deliberate on matters of mutual concern for the two countries.

They are expected to leave the country for Nigeria on Tuesday 6 November 2018.

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